How to tell if that egg is still good! Grab a bowl and fill it with about 4 inches of water. Drop the eggs in the water. If the egg sinks to the bottom, it's still fresh. If the egg floats, it's time to toss it
Help stimulate your hens' laying in the winter by adding 1 TBL of black pepper per hen per day to their food or treats! Cayenne pepper is said to work as well. Be sure to offer more water if you do this, apparently it increases their intake
If an egg sinks in a bowl of water it is fresh and good to eat. If an egg begins to stand up in the water it is still good to east. If an egg floats to the top of the water it is not good so don't eat it.