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

    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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