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What does everyone do with their cracked eggs??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by zekintha, Jan 26, 2016.

  1. zekintha

    zekintha Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 11, 2015
    Long Island
    I've been noticing every so often I'll find an egg cracked. Not significantly cracked but enough. (Not from
    Being frozen either, just had our first real snow this weekend).but every so often I'll go gather eggs and one will have a crack in it while in the nest. I don't wash my eggs and usually just keep them on the counter. If I find a fracked one in the am ill usually cook it right up, but should I refrigerate them if I don't want to eat one right away? Or should I just cook it up and treat the girls?
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    I usually hard boil them right away and feed animals with them.
    If soiled, I'll wash them too. The hard boiling should kill the bacteria.
    Last edited: Jan 26, 2016
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    My cracked eggs go to the dogs.
  4. TalkALittle

    TalkALittle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2014

    x2. Or if I notice it when I gather the egg then I just crack it into some mash right there in the coop and give it to the girls.

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