Can I clean my incubator with bleach water?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by teddiliza, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. teddiliza

    teddiliza Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm trading some of my chicks for hatching eggs tomorrow and need to clean it fast! I threw out the quitter. I have Bleach and Clorox wipes. Which should I use for best disinfection?

    Thanks.
     
  2. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
    Elyria, OH
    I clean my styrofoam bators (just the bottom and wire) in the wash tubs with dish soap and water. Then I spray with Clorox Clean-up, let it sit, then scrub again and rinse well. I'm sure you could do the same with a bleach/water mix.
     
  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    I clean mine with bleach water. But its not styrofoam.
     
  4. teddiliza

    teddiliza Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks! I sprayed the stinky wire mesh with bleach water and it works!
     
  5. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Yes you can, I wash mine out well with anti bacterial soap, then wipe it down with bleach water, works great.

    AL
     
  6. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    i rinse mine with soap & water, let it dry and then go over it again with clorox wipes, then rinse again. i don't see why you couldn't use bleach water.
     

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