in the heat of the summer

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BeckyGaston, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. BeckyGaston

    BeckyGaston New Egg

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    How long can the eggs sit in the nest box on a summer day safely before they need to be discarded
     
  2. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think there is a certain amount of time but I would gather at least once a day. You can do the float test
     
  3. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I agree, I gather mine once a day, and have never had a bad egg in the kitchen
     
  4. BeckyGaston

    BeckyGaston New Egg

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    Float if fresh sink if old?
     
  5. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    You have it backwards, old eggs float, good eggs sink [​IMG]
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Daily gathering of the eggs should be sufficient.
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     

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