Eggs In Sun?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickgirl55, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. chickgirl55

    chickgirl55 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have five hens, and let them outside daily. My question however, has to do with egglaying. Are eggs that have been outside all day (in mostly shaded nests) okay to be eaten? I usually gather them at the end of the day, and like I said before- the nests are for the most part, shaded.

    Thanks for the help.
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They are fine. It takes a lot for an egg to go bad. One afternoon in an outdoor nest won't hurt the eggs. Collect them daily and enjoy.
     
  3. chickgirl55

    chickgirl55 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the help MissPrissy [​IMG]
     

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