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Egg under broody broke, how do I clean the eggs full of yolk?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by karlamaria, Jul 26, 2013.

  1. karlamaria

    karlamaria Songster 7 Years

    Jan 30, 2011
    Western montana
    I have a broody who broke an egg and it was all over her and the rest of the eggs, how do I clean the yolk off the eggs with out harming the egg? There only 3 days under her , I really want this batch to hatch ! Sand paper? Wet paper towel? Please tell me what to do as I heard the chicks can not get out with yolk on the eggs.
  2. five is my dog

    five is my dog Songster

    Jul 4, 2013
    you could try sand paper but i would use a damp paper towel.

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