Duck eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by drmeyes236, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. drmeyes236

    drmeyes236 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I recieved my duck eggs today and they are pretty dirty, do I wash them beefore I place them in the incubator?
     
  2. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Nooooooo
     
  3. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    No. Washing them may damage the protective coating on the eggs.

    Just use a stiff brush or dry paper towel to get off the big chunks.

    Ducks/geese are pretty bad at producing/keeping clean eggs--trust me! [​IMG]

    Sometimes, I will take a damp cloth and get off the worst parts but usually, I just leave them...if they are super-filthy they probably should not be incubated.
     

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