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

    Jul 21, 2009
    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

    May 21, 2010
    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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