Would you eat these eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Larrickchick, Dec 7, 2013.

  1. Larrickchick

    Larrickchick Out Of The Brooder

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    This morning I found 6 eggs outside the coop. My girls had been on "lock down" in their coop because they free range and they just started laying the beginning of November. I wanted them to learn to lay in the nest boxes. They were doing good so last week I let them out. I know these eggs are less than a week old. I assume they are still edible but its been in the 20s some nights.
     
  2. julierendonthg

    julierendonthg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't be sure.... Try candling to see what u find[​IMG]
     
  3. Paulines7

    Paulines7 New Egg

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    I have found eggs in the run when my youngsters first started to lay. I put them in a separate egg box marked "run eggs" then kept them for home use, breaking them into a separate bowl before use. Mine were all edible but you will know by the look and smell if they have been hanging around for a long time or have been affected by the weather.
     
  4. Larrickchick

    Larrickchick Out Of The Brooder

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    I candled them and didn't see anything off. They are in the fridge in a separate carton and Ill try them for breakfast in the morning. :)
     
  5. They should be fine!
     
  6. 3chickchicks

    3chickchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    See if the float in water but if they're a week old, they're probably fine.
     

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