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Frozen eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by DonaldG, Jan 6, 2016.

  1. DonaldG

    DonaldG Out Of The Brooder

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    Don't think our eggs froze but they were pretty cold. The shells weren't cracked so would they still be able to eat?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They are okay until that shell cracks, they could be somewhat cloudy in the white part if they were partially frozen.
     
  3. ehunter

    ehunter Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been collecting frozen eggs lately with our cold temps, due to the fact that I work all day and can't collect until dinner time. Haven't had any issues with them yet. I put them in the fridge and they're perfect by the time I use them.
     
  4. DonaldG

    DonaldG Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. I have been feeding them to my dogs.
     
  5. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Chicken Obsessed

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    I will use frozen eggs for my own use if: they are clean, if the inner membrane is not ruptured. I crack them into the pan, and if the albumen sticks to the cracked area, I just cook it up for the flock. If the albumen comes out normally, I have it for breakfast. I never sell a "frozen egg", and am now warning my customers to let me know if they get an egg with a crack, and I'll make it right with the next dozen that they buy.
     

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