twist in the to refrige eggs or not debate

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by NC Chicken Gal, Oct 16, 2009.

  1. NC Chicken Gal

    NC Chicken Gal Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, so I plan on NOT putting my eggs in the fridge, at least not yet. Heres something that popped up in my mind the other day....

    Ok, the weather is getting colder now...I collect eggs once a day (usually in the evening) If the eggs are sitting outside...in the cold...should I put them in the fridge? In other words, after they are already cold from being outside, is it ok to leave then on the counter and warm back up to room temp?
     
  2. AmyRey

    AmyRey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they'll be okay, but will defer to those more knowledgeable than myself.
     
  3. NC Chicken Gal

    NC Chicken Gal Out Of The Brooder

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    I was really just curious. I imagine they would be fine, but since I am new to this, thought I would ask
     
  4. evonne

    evonne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    don't you know you're sposed to spend every waking moment doting on your girls and rush out there and get that egg while it's still warm!!!
     
  5. journey11

    journey11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, it's o.k. to let your eggs stay at room temperature even after they have been cold. If they freeze, that's different. You can keep them frozen, but they act different after freezing, and you'll want to use them for baking or scrambled eggs only.
     
  7. Shiningfeather

    Shiningfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. eastbaychicks

    eastbaychicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wait a second, who doesn't put eggs in the fridge?
     
  9. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:lots of people. eggs will do fine at room temperature for quite a while. and they're also better to bake with when used at room temperature.
     
  10. Terri

    Terri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i don't put my eggs in the fridge for a day or so, my pawpaw never put them in the fridge, they were always in basket on the counter, then he would eat em or hatch em
     

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