Cleaning eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ChickenChik, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. ChickenChik

    ChickenChik Songster

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    How does everyone clean their duck and chicken eating eggs? I don't want to affect the quality.
     
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  2. bock

    bock Songster

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    I wash mine with soap and warm water if there is poop or bedding stuck to them. I know people say it takes of the eggs protective shield, but I would rather eat an egg without as much protection from bacteria than chicken poop. [​IMG] My family and I usually eat them a day or two after they are laid anyway. [​IMG]
     
  3. Jeeper1540

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    We use just cool water and a scrubber. if they are really dirty, like yolk from a broken egg, we let them soak a few minutes in water

    ETA: We dont have duck eggs yet, this is the chicken eggs
     
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  4. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    I don't have any ducks but I do have chickens.
    How I clean my eggs: I get a dish rag, and get it wet with warm water and just wash the eggs. It works pretty good. And if they're are really dirty and I can't get it off with the rag, then I soak the eggs in a bowl of warm water for awhile then wash them. [​IMG]
     

  5. ChickenChik

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    Thank y'all. And MysticalMom thanks for the artcal very interesting
     

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