How do I handle and store eggs?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by chicklady21, Mar 30, 2017.

  1. chicklady21

    chicklady21 Just Hatched

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    Should I wash them? Put them in the fridge?
    How long will the last?

    Sorry for all the questions, but I'm a newbie
     
  2. zephyricle

    zephyricle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Perfectly fine ^.^ we're all new at some point
    So for the freshly layed eggs, you don't want to wash them. If you do, you'll wash off the coating that the eggs come with to keep them fresher for longer. If you do, they need to be refrigerated. If not, you can keep them in the garage (if it's cool) or on the counter out of sunlight. It should last a good couple weeks before they start going bad. To check if they're bad, do a water test. If they float don't eat it.
    Hope this helps any :)
     
  3. chicklady21

    chicklady21 Just Hatched

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    Thanks!
     

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