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To the fridge or frying pan.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by burntmuch, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. burntmuch

    burntmuch In the Brooder

    Apr 6, 2010
    Montrose MI
    Im getting 6 or 7 eggs a day now from my girls. Awesome. Ive got a family of 5. So they dont last long. Like from the hen box to the frying pan. Im noticing that some of the eggs are watery. Is that normal. Should the eggs spend some time in the fridge first. Whats the proper procedure for this. Or could this be a feed issue. My hens are freeranging 2 hrs a day, plus 16% layer feed
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2010
  2. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

    Oct 18, 2009
    Quote:I'm sure they're fine. The eggs do not need to be put in the fridge before eating. Enjoy!
  3. 2dogs1cat

    2dogs1cat Songster

    Mar 8, 2010
    Forest Grove, OR
    Fresh eggs are watery. If you want firmer whites they need to hang out in the fridge for a few days. Something I learned in a cookbook so I have no more info.
  4. simpsoncj

    simpsoncj Songster

    Dec 27, 2009
    That's odd information about fresh eggs being watery. Mine are very firm, almost like jello. It takes a few weeks for them to become runny. Is it very hot where you are? Or could one of your girls be sitting on the eggs and warming them up? Someone else just posted that heat could possibly make eggs runny.
  5. burntmuch

    burntmuch In the Brooder

    Apr 6, 2010
    Montrose MI
    Not sure ,but I know 5 of the hens are using the same henbox, so the eggs are being sat on.

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