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How long will an egg stay fresh in the chicken house?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lamont0113, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. lamont0113

    lamont0113 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been gone for 2 weeks on vacation. The person taking care of my chickens did not find all of the spots a chicken can hide an egg. I don't want to throw them away if I don't have to, but I don't want to crack a rotten egg in the frying pan. Is there any way I can tell if an egg is still good while it is still in the shell?
    Thanks
    Steve
     
  2. ronmauldin

    ronmauldin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just put it in warm water. If it floats, it is no good.
     

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