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How old are your eggs when sold?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jennmugg, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. jennmugg

    jennmugg Out Of The Brooder

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    I plan to sell four dozen next Sunday. Some of them will be two weeks old and refrigerated by then. Is that OK?
     
  2. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Smithville, Mo
    Sounds good to me..uuhh? Sold eggs..no everyone expects them for free!
     
  3. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    I sell mine daily so I dont have any experience to help you out.
    I'm sure that the ones folks get at the store are older than that [​IMG]
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    When you buy store eggs they are between 2 weeks and a month old before they hit the counter. My eggs rarely last. I pretty much sell out every day. On the plus side if a customer is going to boil the eggs they definitely will peel better if they have been refrigerated for a week or two. If I get any eggs with a crack or punctured in any way, I throw them in the freezer and use them for baking. I have eaten them.
     
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2009
  5. dadof4

    dadof4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I normally sell mine daily or every two days, but I have kept them in the fridge for a week or so.
     
  6. mbleily

    mbleily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sell all my eggs when I go to the hot springs close to me for exercise classes. I go every Tue. So my eggs are a week old. It never seems to bother the people because they all want them. In fact today when I went in with only 4 doz eggs the man at the counter bought them all and the girls in the class were all put out that there were none left for them. One lady paid in advance for a doz for the next Tue so she would be sure to get some. LOL Once they get hooked on eggs from chickens that are raised on the land they don't want to go back to store bought.[​IMG]
     
  7. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Are you talking about eating eggs or hatching eggs?
     

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