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Egg washing

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Goldenhtr, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Goldenhtr

    Goldenhtr In the Brooder

    Apr 26, 2009
    What do you use to wash your eggs. I just ran out of some egg washer pro Enzyme cleaner.
    Can you use a little bleach?? maybe 1oz per gal. of water??or less????

  2. Scoot58

    Scoot58 In the Brooder

    Apr 24, 2009
    Carver MA
    I don't wash my eggs. Is there a reason why you are washing them?
  3. Mandalina

    Mandalina Songster

    Apr 1, 2009
    i just rinse the poop off with warm water and pat dry. i figure i am cooking them so if a piece of shell falls in the germies will get heated off.
  4. I'll just rinse them, and if they're a little messier, I'll use a paper towel and water to clean them off. For some reason, my husband insists on using soapy water...hope that doesn't "soak" into the egg itself!
  5. joedie

    joedie Songster

    Mar 17, 2009
    SW Indiana
    I don't wash them. They will last longer if the bloom is kept intact. I wipe off any manure or dirt with water/paper towel. I only get dirt if it's been raining and their feet are muddy.
  6. fowler_chick

    fowler_chick Songster

    Feb 8, 2009
    South Western Kansas
    I never wash my eggs!!! there is no reason to do it, also by doing it your washing the bloom of it.

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