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Keeping eggs fresh- open containers ok or sealed better?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Tracyree, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. Tracyree

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  2. clairabean

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    We have the second one, but we do not use the lid with it. It locks so tightly I was concerned about moisture being trapped and getting funky. Mine only holds 10 eggs, which is kind of weird. I have had no problems.

    The first is beautiful!

    ETA: commercial style egg cartons do not seal. In fact the cardboard ones breathe!
     
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  3. JodyJo

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    I don't think it matters one bit...egg cartons are not a sealed container. I mean you don't plan on keeping them for months in there do you?
    You get fresh ones daily....so whatever you wish to see I would imgine!
     
  4. Tracyree

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    Thanks!! Pretty one it is [​IMG]
     
  5. AlienChick

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    Wel, if you want to SEE your eggs . . . the egg skelters are fantastic.

    I keep my eggs on the kitchen counter, so I REALLY want one of these.
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  6. clairabean

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    [​IMG] LOVE the egg skelter!
     
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  7. dainerra

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    Admit it, I can't be the only one who thought "my eggs come in a sealed container"[​IMG]
     

  8. kuntrychick

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    Quote:I want one badly too! Hinting to the hubby for a Christmas present. LOL [​IMG]


    But I do also love that open stoneware one! Hmmm...maybe that one too for when the egg skelter gets full (if my girls will ever start back laying regularly).
     
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  9. mstricer

    mstricer Crowing

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    Where do you get those?
     
  10. AlienChick

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    They're sold in the UK (search Egg Skelter), and I haven't been able to find a dealer here in the States. [​IMG]

    You can order from the UK and have 'em shipped, but I'd rather not bother.
     

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