Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mewantseggs, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. mewantseggs

    mewantseggs Out Of The Brooder

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    Didn't know where to post this question, but after your hen has laid an egg, do you need to let it cool, or straight to the fridge? Eggs are for eatin right now.
     
  2. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    i put mine directly in the fridge
     
  3. the Pollo Loco

    the Pollo Loco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wash mine and set them out to dry then i place them in the fridg.
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I put them in the fridge for my customers but I don't worry about it for myself. If I have to clean an egg it goes into the fridge. The hen put a protective coating on the egg shell when she lays the egg called the bloom. It is a coating that keep bacteria out of the egg. I have let egg sit on my counter for a couple of weeks and ate them and they were still good. Here is an article from Mother Earth News.

    http://www.motherearthnews.com/Sust...ggs-a-Year-or-More-Without-Refrigeration.aspx
     
  5. mewantseggs

    mewantseggs Out Of The Brooder

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    That was a good article. I didn't realize there were so many ways to store eggs although ultimately, there is only one.
    Thanks for your replies, they were much appreciated.
     
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2011

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