how old is to old for eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ldrwnorman47, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. ldrwnorman47

    ldrwnorman47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long can eggs go in the coop? If I go away will they be bad when I get back?
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Do a float test- place the eggs in water. If they sink they are fine to eat. If they float then they are old and best discarded.
     
  3. ldrwnorman47

    ldrwnorman47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome. Didnt know you could do that?!

    Thanks So much [​IMG]
     

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