Egglaying Question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by countrygirl911, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. countrygirl911

    countrygirl911 Songster

    Jun 17, 2010
    Yes i have a question i have 10 chickens as of now they do not lay eggs yet but someone i know wants to give me a few hens that are already laying but i need to know if i get them and when i get the eggs they produce do i wash them off with cold water to make sure i get all the nasty stuff off of them i look to keep most of my eggs to myself and family but maybe sell a few dozen a week to other people and i do not want to give thim dirty eggs any help would be greatly appreciated
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Eating eggs, wash. Hatching eggs, don't wash.
  3. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Songster

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    we dont normally wash our eggs unless they are really poopy, most of our eggs we get are pretty clean!

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