FOUND 9 eggs in lawn mower shed on my bag of pine shavings..? Safe to eat?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kellita, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. Kellita

    Kellita Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whining nonstop about no eggs and then found a stash....should I just recycle and start collecting ....? Also, I closed shed tightly and put fresh shavings in coop in nesting box....will that inspire her? I was so excited...but cautious about eating....!!!!
     
  2. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Put an egg in a bowl of water. If it sinks and lies flat it is good to eat. If it floats it is bad. If it begins to tip up it is older...(like the ones used for hard boiled eggs. If it tips way up--you probably wouldn't consider it a fresh egg.....


    Put some fake eggs in the nest box where you want them to lay. (or golfballs)

    Good luck
     

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