Egg Washing Methods.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MissNibbles, Apr 21, 2011.

  1. MissNibbles

    MissNibbles New Egg

    Apr 21, 2011
    Hi! I'm new here. I'm just trying to figure out how to get my eggs washed, I've got enough birds to do a couple dozen eggs per day (as soon as they all start laying.) I've been reading up on the laws, and I've got a guy who wants to sell my eggs in his store. I guess in Colorado that means I have to wash, sanitize, candle and grade. I'm hoping someone can help me figure out what method would be best-

    Should I buy one of those egg bubbler things? Is that not worth it at all?

    Is washing by hand reasonable with 3 dozen eggs a day?

    I'm generally thinking of getting a wire basket and dunking it in the sanitizer solution, and I think I understand the candling and grading process. It's just the washing that I'm feeling uncertain on. So far my eggs have been pretty clean, but I'm required to use soap and wash all the eggs, could I just dip them in a bucket and swirl it around? I don't know, I'm just not sure what kind of process I should be doing. I'm hoping someone has some ideas on how to fill the requirements.

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