How long do eggs last ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dhalle, Aug 3, 2013.

  1. dhalle

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    How many days can eggs be left out in the nesting box before they are considered unhealthy to eat?
     
  2. Above 80* only a couple of days in my book. The cooler the weather the longer they stay fresh.

    I don't have any hard number for ya other than what my common sense is telling me. I have found eggs in a nest that had been there maybe 5 days and it was cool enough that it made no difference. If it is hot out, I wouldn't want to eat an egg that has been in a nest for more than 24 hours.

    Wish ya the best.
     

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