Selling eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by HuntEmUp, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. HuntEmUp

    HuntEmUp In the Brooder

    May 8, 2014
    Fl panhandle
    Hey y'all! I have a question: I am new at selling duck eggs. My question is this, I had my duck eggs refrigerated and I took them to the Farmers Market today. The eggs sat out all day, but not in the sun & they were in a cool place, are the eggs still good?
  2. enriquec

    enriquec Chirping

    Aug 20, 2014
    North Florida
    Apparently unwashed eggs are fine for AT LEAST a week. Lots of people say for months. In Europe they're sold unrefrigerated.
  3. waddles99

    waddles99 Songster

    Jun 22, 2013
    Unfortunately most markets don't let you sell eggs without a license unless they are unwashed. I am going through the same thing because i plan on selling chicken eggs in the 2015 market but i have no idea if they'll be good. I would hope so and enriquec's post does give me hope.
  4. HuntEmUp

    HuntEmUp In the Brooder

    May 8, 2014
    Fl panhandle
    Yeah, I was just worried that they might not be good since they were refrigerated first & them sat out today. Thanks for the info, I really appreciate it :) I'm gonna be putting up a sign by my mailbox saying I have duck & chice eggs for sale because, before I know it, I've got 9 dozen duck eggs & don't know what to do with 'em all! Lol :)
  5. smonkeySK

    smonkeySK Chirping

    Dec 20, 2013
    wigan uk
    Eggs will last for a good month in either chilled or ambient storage.

    The thing to avoid is going from chilled to ambient on a regular basis. I worked in a few supermarkets when I was younger and the eggs that were left in ambient day and night would last past their best before date.
    Eggs that were put into the chillers overnight then brought back in to ambient during the day would be on the turn after the same period of time.
  6. mikeru

    mikeru In the Brooder

    Sep 11, 2013
    There is a test you can do to check eggs, a bowl of water place egg in water if it lays on bottom ok if start to stand on edge beginning to spoil, if it floats at all forget about it best R

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