Category Archives: Chicken Eggs

How to Wash Chicken Eggs

What’s the best way to clean dirty eggs? Should they be washed when you first gather them, or is it better to wait and wash them just before use? Before we answer these questions, let’s go over some basics. Bloom … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Get Cleaner Eggs from Your Chickens

Raising your own flock of layers is a great way to get fresh eggs, but particularly during wet, mucky weather, the chickens will tend to get their eggs dirty. Here are a few things you can do to minimize that: … Continue reading

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Keeping Eggs Fresh

Obviously, the freshest eggs are the ones that come straight from your chickens without being stored at all. But often, you do need to store eggs for a few days, or even a few weeks. So, what’s the best way … Continue reading

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How to Tell if an Egg is Fresh

When your chickens are laying well, sometimes you can start to get more eggs than you’re able to use. When you go to use the eggs in your recipes, it’s good to be able to tell which ones are getting … Continue reading

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