Freshness Date on eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RMBGKY, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. RMBGKY

    RMBGKY Out Of The Brooder

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    How long is it reasonable for an egg to be safe to eat after laying? Does any one print a "layed" date on their eggs before selling?
     
  2. Cavendish Chickens

    Cavendish Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard they are good for quite some time. I've thought about putting dates on our eggs, but haven't. I might start to though. One of the last "threads" I read said they can last for months. Just remember... if you plan to boil them and any float... throw those ones out. They're no good. I had one (store bought) that floated, and didn't know any better at the time. YUCK!!!! lol
     
  3. RMBGKY

    RMBGKY Out Of The Brooder

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    Floating is a good idea. I think I would not want to use eggs over 6 weeks old.
     

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