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How long do fresh laid eggs keep?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Peeps298, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. Peeps298

    Peeps298 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi guys Im a new member and new to chickens. How long do fresh laid eggs approximately keep after they are laid? In other words after i collect them from the nest box and put in the fridge, how many days or weeks can I expect to keep the eggs fresh and edible? Any handling / processing tip or suggestions are greatly appreciated.

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  2. Ms Ellen

    Ms Ellen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This question was just asked on here. They keep for months really in the fridge and about a month out on the counter. You need to search Mother Earth News for the study they did. The link is on here somewhere from today.
     
  3. Peeps298

    Peeps298 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thank you very much.
     

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