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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

    Mar 1, 2014
    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?
  2. ronmauldin

    ronmauldin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 25, 2014
    Rhode Island
    Just put it in warm water. If it floats, it is no good.

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