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    I would have to crack them open and have a sniff...just to check



    Actually I'd probably give them to the kids to try

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    LOL Scarlet!!

    I'd back away from the eggs. Slowly back away from the eggs LOL
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    We always stored our bantam eggs in water glass (isinglass) when I was growing up. Then my mother would use them for baking.
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    Eggs don't need any help for regular storage, the idea of putting them in a fridge only came about as a marketing gimmick for fridges. Dry stored in the kitchen is fine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ESBkevin View Post
    Eggs don't need any help for regular storage, the idea of putting them in a fridge only came about as a marketing gimmick for fridges. Dry stored in the kitchen is fine.
    Depends on how long you want to keep them?. I haven't got chickens at the moment but when I did I wouldn't ever buy any through the winter when they didnt lay many.
    I kept around two dozen chickens that's a lot of eggs a day. I froze them fresh, all my baking etc for Xmas cakes were made using frozen eggs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ESBkevin View Post
    Eggs don't need any help for regular storage, the idea of putting them in a fridge only came about as a marketing gimmick for fridges. Dry stored in the kitchen is fine.
    Are you talking about bought eggs or garden laid eggs?
    Bought eggs are less fresh anyway - and won't stay fresh as long however you store them.
    Eggs may not need to be refrigerated - but it will extend their usable life. I keep eggs in the fridge as I'm less likely to break them there!
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    This is worth a read:
    https://www.thespruceeats.com/how-to-store-eggs-1389331

    Frozen eggs keep for upto a year.
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    I have read that an old time method of winter storage was coating the egg in vaseline to keep out air, then burying in sand in the cold store/ root cellar good for up to 3 months apparently!
    best done immediately after laid I think

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