how do you water test eggs....?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by countrygirl4513, Jun 15, 2009.

  1. countrygirl4513

    countrygirl4513 Songster

    Apr 14, 2007
    Portland TN
    How is it you tell if eggs are good by water testing, if they float or sink?
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2009
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    A "fresh" egg should sink...

    That said, an old egg that is still good can dry out and float but not be bad.

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