Vaction + Eggs = ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fiddleman94, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. fiddleman94

    fiddleman94 New Egg

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    I don't know if this question has been asked or not; but, how long can you leave eggs in the coop before they go bad? My family is planning on a short 3 day vacation and we are wondering what to do with the eggs that are layed during that time. Should we eat them when we get back or throw them out?
     
  2. Rocky Top Chick

    Rocky Top Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should be fine. I leave mine on the kitchen counter for a few days before I store them away.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'd eat them, I also frequently let mine set out and they're still yummy. The only time I get concerned is when the weather is hot--like triple digit hot. Don't know if I need to toss them then, they're probably fine but my brain says not [​IMG]
     
  4. blueberrychickens

    blueberrychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you dont want to eat them, boil them & give it back to the girls. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2010
  5. fiddleman94

    fiddleman94 New Egg

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    ok thanks. That answers my question:)
     

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