Hidden nest! How good are the eggs now???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by wndytyme, Oct 25, 2014.

  1. wndytyme

    wndytyme Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 24, 2014
    Hi everyone! We noticed a big decrease in one of our hens and how much she was laying. I happened to be running around the yard today and looked deep inside the bush and low and behold there was a nest there. it had 10 eggs in it!! Question for you all… Are these eggs still good? My guess is she's been doing this over the last week or so, I just don't know. Help! It breaks my heart to think that I might have to throw them away! [​IMG]
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Unwashed eggs keep for quite a while not refrigerated, so they could still be good. I'd just open them carefully one at a time when you used them.
  3. AussieChics

    AussieChics Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2014
    Adelaide Australia
    Can try the good old float test. If theu sink its good. If it floats chuck it

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