is my egg safe to eat?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DepotMudilk, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. DepotMudilk

    DepotMudilk Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello BYC, I left an egg in water/eggwash over night. Is it still safe to eat?
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. DepotMudilk

    DepotMudilk Out Of The Brooder

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    And hello from Florida. I have a small flock which i started in Feb of this yr. 1 BO 1 RIR 1 plymouth rock 2 red stars & 2 ducks. A pekin and a blue swedish or blue swedish mix? Recently lost a BO & Rock to a coyote or fox. I look forward to your advice!
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Not sure about that.
     
  5. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Welcome!

    I wouldn't eat the egg. Germs go into the egg through the shell if your wash water isn't warm enough.

    You could boil it for your chickens though! Just mash up the shell so it isn't recognizable as eggshell so you won't start eggeating.
     
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2013
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Not sure what is in eggwash but I have left eggs soaking overnight and eaten them the next day.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] When predators are successful they will keep coming back. Do you know how it got your birds? Were they in coop or run - you'll need to beef it up. If they free range, that is the major consequence unless you have livestock guardian dogs. Check out the predator forums for info. on keeping the bad guys out.
     

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