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Wash or Don't Wash These Eggs?

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These are Ancona duck eggs that they clearly don't care how clean they are when they lay them. Despite the straw box that is provided with eggs to cue them. I assume ducks in nature still sit on filthy eggs, they are ready to go into the incubator. Should I wash them? If som soap and water?
post #2 of 6
Don't use soap or they probably won't hatch I don't think u would need to clean them but that could cause bacteria growth so just take some warm water and gently wash the poo and dirt off the eggs and let them dry and set for a bit and toss them in the egg turned in the incubator
post #3 of 6
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Alrighty I'll let you know when they hatch. I used to live in Altoona by the way. It's much warmer down here in Dixie smile.png
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There's something called "egg cleanser" at my feed store, adds the protective coat after washed. I'd pick some of that up! :)

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Originally Posted by skiidevil View Post

Alrighty I'll let you know when they hatch. I used to live in Altoona by the way. It's much warmer down here in Dixie smile.png

Ha I like the snow and lots of it and I like the nice hot summers here setting on the deck suntanning by he pool
post #6 of 6
Wash in warm water and pop them into the incubator. You should be fine!

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Edited by Bryam - 3/21/16 at 6:50pm
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