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Frozen eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jarcoo0153, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. jarcoo0153

    jarcoo0153 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    Levelland, Texas
    With temps close to 0 degrees, My eggs are freezing, I dispose of the split ones, but I was wondering if the ones that are froze but aren't split o.k. to eat?
  2. Soaring Chicks

    Soaring Chicks Soaring Hawks Farm

    Jan 3, 2010
    yes they are fine.
  3. svchic

    svchic Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 2, 2011
    Some of the nutrients may have evaporated, but I think that they would be fine.
  4. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2010
    Hollis, New Hampshire
    i got a frozen shelless egg the other day... very strange! anyway, frozen eggs are fine to eat but not to hatch!
  5. MyKidLuvsGreenEgz

    MyKidLuvsGreenEgz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2011
    Colorado Plains
    I'm keeping my frozen eggs and next time I bake treats for the girls, I'll throw the whole egg in the blender (incl shell), then add the rest of the ingredients. Good source of calcium for them to make more shells.

    I have 2 frozen in my fridge right now, and will probably make treats on Friday.
  6. NottinghamChicks

    NottinghamChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have been letting them get to room temp on the counter and then put them in the fridge with the rest. I have been eating them and found no problems at all.
  7. jarcoo0153

    jarcoo0153 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    Levelland, Texas
    Ok great, I wasn't sure if they were still good!
  8. bordergurl

    bordergurl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 26, 2010
    Niagara Region
    Frozen eggs thaw and are quite edible. Had quite a few during our cold snap in January!
  9. AinaWGSD

    AinaWGSD Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Sullivan, IL
    How can you tell if an egg is frozen if it has not cracked? I have had one egg that froze solid and cracked. That one was easy to figure out. But I've had lots of cold eggs, some cold enough that I wonder if they are actually frozen or if my fingers just need better circulation.
  10. Gray Ghost

    Gray Ghost Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2010
    Quote:Eggsactly. If it's not cracked then it didn't freeze as far as I'm concerned. I've never opened a winter-gathered uncracked egg and had any problems.

    If it's cracked it goes in the dog's dish at dinnertime, shell and all. I get way more eggs than I need so I don't have to salvage the cracked ones. Anyway they are very good for the dogs!

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