Eggs still safe?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by youngwagon, May 31, 2011.

  1. youngwagon

    youngwagon Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Well I have a question for everyone. At the beginning of this month, one of my girls had an respiratory infection. During this time, her egg laying became almost non-existent. She has now recovered and started laying once again, not to full capacity yet but she is laying. So the question is, are these eggs safe to eat or do I need to wait till she is back to her normal laying pace? The eggs I have collected from her have all appeared normal in and out of the shell.
     
  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:did you give the hen antibiotics? and if so when did you stop?... I think its like 10 days after the last dose the eggs are safe...
     
  3. youngwagon

    youngwagon Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Thank you for the information. Yes I did give them antibiotics and all is well. doing a 10 day countdown now. Thanks again.
     

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