Eggs good or not

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lbckaetzel, Dec 19, 2010.

  1. lbckaetzel

    lbckaetzel Out Of The Brooder

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    Is there a way to tell if an egg is good or not. I was told if they float they are bad is this true?
     
  2. bruinfan

    bruinfan Out Of The Brooder

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    If an egg is bad it breaks down and gives off gas, thus a rotten egg will float in water. It may also be a lil "off" before the float effect, but if it floats I wouldn't eat it.
     
  3. BR75

    BR75 Out Of The Brooder

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    How long can you safely leave an egg in the nest?
     

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