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FAQS


Q. Is it better to use to brown eggs or white eggs?
A. The shell color of a poultry farm egg does not have an effect on the nutritional value and taste of an egg.


Q. At what temperature should eggs be safely stored?
A. The best temperature to store poultry farm eggs is 40-45 degrees Fahrenheit.


Q. How important is it to keep poultry farm eggs refrigerated?
A. Very. If you were to put a dozen eggs out on the counter and hold them at room temperature for 24 hours, there would be a decrease
in the quality of the egg the equivalent to 7 days in a refrigerator.


Q. At what temperature should eggs be held in a buffet setting?
A. Eggs on a steam table at a buffet should be held at 140 degrees Fahrenheit or higher.


Q. At what temperature should a prepared cold egg dish be held?
A. The dish should be held at below 40 degrees Fahrenheit.


Q. How early does a chicken begin laying eggs?
A. A chicken starts to lay eggs at about 19 weeks old.


Q. What’s the best way to prepare hard-boiled eggs?
A.Place large eggs in cold water and bring to a boil. Remove from heat source. Let the eggs sit in the hot water for 15 minutes before taking them out.
After taking them out, place them in cold water to cool.


Q. Why is it sometimes hard to remove the shell of a hard-boiled egg?
A. If the shell of a hard-boiled egg does not come off easily, the egg is too fresh.


Q. Why is there a dark ring on some hard-boiled egg yolks?
A. The yolk in some hard-boiled eggs has a dark ring because the egg has been over cooked.