how do you water test eggs....?

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

  1. countrygirl4513

    countrygirl4513 Songster

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    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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