Eggs safe with higher temps??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mhegge, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. mhegge

    mhegge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We went away for a 4 day weekend and temps outside would've been around 80. Will the eggs in the nest when I get back be safe for us to refrigerate and eat with exposure to those high temps for up to 4 days?
     
  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they'll be fine to eat
     
  3. mhegge

    mhegge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had eggs left out in the coop in 90 degree weather for a week and ate them with no effects. Not that I'm recommending this, I'm just saying lol.
     
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  5. Folly's place

    Folly's place Chicken Obsessed

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    The higher temps age the eggs faster, but they should be fine for that time. I'd be careful with any that got really dirty, though. Having a neighbor or friend check on the birds daily is best anyway, and let them have those eggs. Mary
     

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