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Gross Egg! Anyone Know What Happened?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MesMama, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. MesMama

    MesMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This came from one of my mom's hens, anyone have any idea what's wrong?

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  2. MesMama

    MesMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also she said it had a little funky smell to it and there were two of them so far. They've been in the house for a month maybe.
     
  3. shodack

    shodack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long were the eggs outside before a month in the house? Have they been refrigerated? It looks rotten to me.
     
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  4. prinellie

    prinellie Out Of The Brooder

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    I gather the eggs every day -and have never had a problem before with them freezing. I don't wash them so I thot they would be okay not refrigerated for some time. But if it got frozen I can see where that would make it rot...?? :(
     
  5. MesMama

    MesMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just one day, she gathers eggs daily :)
     
  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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  7. MesMama

    MesMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No she doesn't think she could've missed it but maybe? And no she doesn't refrigerate her eggs, neither do I...are we supposed to?
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    If they don't get eaten after two weeks, then they should be refrigerated.
     
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  10. MesMama

    MesMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay thank you! What a weird deal though! And frustrating, can't afford to lose eggs this time of year :/
     

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