Storage life of eggs...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Flyboy718, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. Flyboy718

    Flyboy718 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 27, 2011
    Without washing the eggs and allowing the natural bloom to remain on them, how long will they keep in the fridge?
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Washed or unwashed, an egg begins its slow decline. Refrigerating slows the process, but does not halt it, of course. Personally, we never keep eggs more than a week or two. However, the stores obviously keep and sell eggs that are easily a month old before they ever arrive at the consumer's home.

    Two months is very doable. I still prefer the fresh ones!!!
  4. redhen689

    redhen689 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    SE PA
    Eggs lose moisture and quality over time. The air pocket will get larger as the egg loses moisture,
    I've had eggs keep in the frigde for months, but it is better to use them sooner.

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