How long do you safely keep eggs?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mackattack, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. mackattack

    mackattack New Egg

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    Hello! I am a new member in Middle Tennessee. My grandson & I have 28 chickens that we raised from chicks that are now starting to lay. We gather eggs twice daily, morning & evening, & are currently getting 8-10 eggs daily. The point of our operation was to teach some responsibility & hopefully a little business sense. So far I am really proud of my grandson!

    How long can we safely keep eggs to sell?

    We are interested in how others handle their eggs from gathering to distribution.
     
  2. cambriagardener

    cambriagardener Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi and [​IMG]. A good little business for your grandson. I suggest you do a search on how to store and how long to keep eggs. There are lots of opinions on the subject but that should give you a good idea. Best of luck to you both. [​IMG]
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome from Kansas, mackattack and [​IMG]. Wish I could help you with your egg question - I have read so many different ideas on that same topic I'd be afraid to answer. Might want to post that question on the egg laying forum??? I'm sure you'll receive some good advice there. Best of luck to you! [​IMG]
     
  4. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! I would certainly look around in the Chicken Behavior and Egglaying section, but I think (as was mentioned) you will find almost as many opinions as posts. [​IMG]
     
  5. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    Good luck with your little business!! What a healthy activity for your grandson!
    [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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  8. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!!
     
  9. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    Hello [​IMG] and welcome to BYC [​IMG] from Hesperia, Ca
     
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    Skitz Skitz15k

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