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cleaning the eggs.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tmarr, Nov 20, 2015.

  1. tmarr

    tmarr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Guys can I was the eggs before putting them in the incubator? I did read that this could cause infection? I don't want to leave poo on them though. I have been giving extra fresh bedding in the hope of keeping them clean! Also I am storing them with the small end down, is that right? Until I get 6 collected. I'm going to put the incubator on over the weekend to make sure the temp is ok!
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  2. Ameraucanas

    Ameraucanas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    tmarr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you're not 'supposed' to wash them because it removes the bloom from the egg, wiping them with a washcloth does the same.

    me personally i wash, i even use a scotchbrite pad and scrub them spotless under running city water, never any issues for me and i have excellent hatch rates, YMMV
     

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