Frozen eggs in cold climates?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mrsbos, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. mrsbos

    mrsbos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For those of you in cold climates, do you ever get frozen eggs in the winter? My coop is insulated, but I'd have to guess that when outside temps are in the single digits/teens all day, would the eggs have a chance to freeze even in the coop? Of course I'd be so excited to have laying hens that I'd probably be checking for eggs first thing each morning---but if for some reason I didn't get to it in time, is the egg ruined (for eating)?
     
  2. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    As long as they're clean, I place them in a bowl and let them thaw a little, then eat them right away. [​IMG] Otherwise, cook it up and feed it back to the birds as a warm treat. [​IMG]
     

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