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eggs and temperatures

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pen2paperamy, Jan 31, 2015.

  1. pen2paperamy

    pen2paperamy Out Of The Brooder

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    With temps. in the 20s or upper teens during the nights and early mornings I have found eggs in the coop when I feed and water up in the mornings. I think it is laid late in the day or very early in the morning. Sometimes the egg/s are pretty cold when they are found and I'm wondering if they are still good to eat? Not sure at what temp. a fresh egg freezes . .. .anyone know about this silly cold egg thing I am wondering about????
     
  2. orumpoultry

    orumpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your eggs will be fine. They're safe to eat. It takes some pretty harsh weather to make them inedible.
     
  3. mortie

    mortie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    eggs that have been frozen are fine to eat. I personally don't eat eggs that have cracked due to freezing but plenty of people do. I have not noticed any difference between eggs that have frozen and eggs that haven't.
     
  4. pen2paperamy

    pen2paperamy Out Of The Brooder

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    Love this site. . .because you can get help and anything answered here. Appreciate the quick feedback. Thanks guys!
     
  5. orumpoultry

    orumpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're welcome!!
     

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