egg washing?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by steve25, Feb 27, 2011.

  1. steve25

    steve25 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 8, 2010
    riley, michigan
    i have read that you can wash chicken and duck eggs with water and baking soda. after they dry you can lightly coat them with a rag and some olive oil to mimick the natural bloom. has anyone heard of this?
  2. Ema

    Ema Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2010
    N. Ontario CANADA
    there are many different ways people wash their eggs, I personally haven't heard the baking soda and olive oil one, I just simply collect my eggs and place them in cartons and in the fridge, sometimes they sit a day or two on the counter, when I am ready to sell them or consume I wash them up and that is it.

    I hope this helps.

  3. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    I get a warm rag and wash mine, if they have abunch of junk ( poo, hay, etc ) then I sometimes soak them in warm water and then scrub on them somemore.

    All my eggs turn out soft to the touch, and of course clean. [​IMG]

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