can dirty eggs hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by acorns, Sep 22, 2014.

  1. acorns

    acorns Chirping

    Feb 20, 2014
    Toogoom QLD
    Help please, first time broody,but no Rooster,so I was given eggs.they are covered in pooh, do i wash the pooh off?before I put the eggs under the broody?
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    I personally don't like washing eggs. But I do remove the dirt with a very soft scrubber. I know some people do wash there eggs and have success with them too it really is just a personnel preference. I think of it this way would the broody hen start washing her eggs before sitting? Good luck with your eggs :frow
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2014
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