How long do eggs last?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by tudlytops, Feb 14, 2011.

  1. tudlytops

    tudlytops Out Of The Brooder

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    Hiya all,

    Does anyone here know as a general guide how long do eggs last and how to tell if an egg is gone off?

    Thanks:)
     
  2. NottinghamChicks

    NottinghamChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know that the ones you get at the store are already two weeks old otherwise you wouldn't be able to peel them when hardboiled [​IMG]

    I believe they have an expired date of one month so safely I would say 6 weeks is the max [​IMG]
     
  3. tudlytops

    tudlytops Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you NottinghamChicks,

    I never really though about it until now, that we have a more or less constant supply of eggs...
     
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

  5. NottinghamChicks

    NottinghamChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Happy eating!!
     
  6. tudlytops

    tudlytops Out Of The Brooder

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    @Imp

    Thanks for the link [​IMG]

    Well the house is a fridge, so the eggs should stay nice and fresh, even frozen at times [​IMG]
     
  7. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    If unsure, place egg in a full bowl of water. If it sinks its good, if it floats its bad. [​IMG]
     

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