FIRST EGG! Frozen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by shakecc, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. shakecc

    shakecc Out Of The Brooder

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    Our chickens are 26 weeks old and today when I went to the coop there it was...Our FIRST ever egg! [​IMG]

    Unfortuantly when I checked on them last night it was dark and all I was able to do was do a head count on the roost. I am not sure when the egg was laid. It was cold when I got it this morning so there is a good possibility it is frozen.

    Is there a way or tell? What happens to eggs when they feeze and thaw...are they still good?

    Thanks!
     
  2. ILoveJoe

    ILoveJoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Crack her open and see?
     
  3. tinners204

    tinners204 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they freeze hard it will crack the shell.
     
  4. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your first egg [​IMG]
     

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