How many days can eggs sit outside?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Roofless, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. Roofless

    Roofless In the Brooder

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    We're in Texas -- 90 degrees-plus days. Just found a cache of eggs from our backyard free-rangers, I'm guessing about 3-4 days' worth. Toss or keep? Is there a standard for this?
     
  2. chicnfarmer

    chicnfarmer Songster

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    The standard is: how hungry are you?
     
  3. seems to me they are fine. someone explained to me that if mother nature can allow the first egg in a clutch to be several days older than the last egg - and they are able to turn into chicks in 3 weeks, that they are good enough to eat as well. lol. go ahead and get some other opinions first. but more research is fun. I searched camping and eggs and got alot of good info.
     

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