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My hen finally let me access the eggs...are they safe?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kasophia, May 19, 2016.

  1. kasophia

    kasophia Hatching

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    My broody hen has not allowed me to get near the nest for at least a week. I was finally able to access the eggs tonight and found three new eggs that were laid by my other hens. I am unsure how long the eggs have been there but at most a week, but they have been sat on since they were hatched.
    I have candled them and confirmed they are not fertilized.
    Are they safe to eat?
     

  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Personally, i would not

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    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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