Keep or throw?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by project7030, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. project7030

    project7030 Chirping

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    Two of my girls started laying this week. Theyre afternoon layers. So I checked the pen tonight and found an egg on the ground. It was cold as the temps were only around 63 today. I know it was laid sometime after noon because I checked that morning. Dare I keep it or should I toss it?

    Andrea
     
  2. LilyD

    LilyD Crowing

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    You can keep it. Eggs can be stored at room temp and still eaten as long as the temps don't get too high.
     
  3. atimme

    atimme Songster

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    Keep it. Heat is fine, the eggs have the ability to not go bad in the heat.
     
  4. project7030

    project7030 Chirping

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    Awesome!!! Thank you!!
     
  5. KDK1

    KDK1 Songster

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    Quote:I don't store any of my eggs in the fridge, but I don't wash them either.
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

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    Yup, keep it! And eat it!
     

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