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Egg storage

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by eryan7, Nov 22, 2014.

  1. eryan7

    eryan7 In the Brooder

    Jun 10, 2014
    I typically store my eggs in a basket on the counter, never refrigerating. I bring them directly in from the coop in the summer. My question is, during the winter, sometimes the eggs are really cold when I bring them in. Cold as a refrigerator. Is it OK to then store them on the counter if they came from the coop cold?
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging 7 Years

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    Yes, as long as they haven't frozen solid. If they have they'll crack allowing bacteria in and leak.
    If they're frozen, I keep them in the freezer till I need them.

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