How long can eggs sit in their boxes before they go bad??

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Racewinne61, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. Racewinne61

    Racewinne61 New Egg

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    Hello, I normally collect each day, but if I'm not able to collect for a few days or a week how long can eggs sit in the roosting boxes before the eggs need to be refrigerated????

    I have someone that will give food n water but they don't want to collect the eggs

    Thank you
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  4. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If eggs are just left laying around, sooner or later some will get broken. A hen will discover they are delicious. Other hens will notice and before you know it you have a group of egg eaters - a hard habit to stop.
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
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