How long are eggs fresh?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by terrytrailertrash, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. terrytrailertrash

    terrytrailertrash New Egg

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    How long can an egg be left in the nest and still be safe for consumption?
     
  2. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    I would say 3 days to a week depending on the temperature and how clean the nest is.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I like to bring mine in every day. I imagine they could go 24 to 48 hours as long as the temps weren't too high.
     
  4. terrytrailertrash

    terrytrailertrash New Egg

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    Thanks for putting my mind at ease. I don't think we've left any over 48 hours.
     
  5. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Yeah I am thinking 2-3 day's max, although my DW would disagree, past ten minutes hehe.
     

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