egg temp's

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cowgirlchick, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. cowgirlchick

    cowgirlchick New Egg

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    How long can eggs sit out at room temperature before it affects them?
     
  2. PandoraTaylor

    PandoraTaylor RT Poultry n Things

    Jun 29, 2009
    Alaska
    Several Days if they have not been washed. (washing removes the "bloom" that protects them)

    hatching eggs sit out while gathering enough to run the incubator! Some people leave them 10 days on the counter.
     
  3. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 24, 2009
    Mississippi
    Quote:Agree..and to add that rotating the eggs a few times a day while waiting for incubation helps keep the yolk from settling to one side.
     
  4. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

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    most of Europe doesn't bother to refrigerate eggs. They will last awhile. If I'm planning to hard boil some eggs I let them sit on the counter for a couple of days so they will be easier to peel.
     
  5. swimmom

    swimmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I grew up in England, my mother kept our eggs in a ceramic chicken on the countertop. We all survived.
     

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