Eggs sitting out in the sun all day

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ChixinPdx, Aug 19, 2016.

  1. ChixinPdx

    ChixinPdx New Egg

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    I'm wondering if it's ok to eat an egg that's been sitting out in the sun all day. We're having a heat wave over here 90+ degrees and I just noticed one of my ducks decided to lay in the middle of the yard today. Not sure how long ago but the egg feels pretty warm. Should I just toss it or is it safe to eat?
     
  2. chickluvinfreak

    chickluvinfreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    If you think it's only been a day it's probably fine. But if you aren't sure throw it away or scramble as a treat for your ducks. My rule of thumb is leaving it out overnight in the summer anything longer than that I usually throw it away. It's not worth getting sick over one egg if you don't know how old it is.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  4. BruceAZ

    BruceAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it's 110+ here

    yes.. they are a bit warm when i collected them each day but didn't see any problem

    i ate some of these eggs right after collecting them.. they are fine
     

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