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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Dollie 1, Jan 28, 2016.

  1. Dollie 1

    Dollie 1 In the Brooder

    Aug 20, 2015
    Can any one tell me how to peel brown eggs,after you boil them

  2. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Songster

    Dec 14, 2015
    I out mine in a cup and shake it all around until every bit of the shell is broken. then I find the membrane and peel that off... CAREFULLY. Some people don't really care about that but I am kind of OCD
  3. rbruno

    rbruno Chirping

    May 6, 2015
    Since I am just finishing my egg salad sandwich, I will add how I peeled my eggs. I have read on the forum to add a fair amount of salt to your water and bring it to a boil. Add the eggs for 15 minutes, and then move the eggs directly from the boiling water to a bowl of ice cubes and water. I have used the salt in the water but the ones I made last night did not have salt in the water. I think the ice water bath is the trick. Mine have peeled without any problems.
  4. rebrascora

    rebrascora Crowing

    Feb 14, 2014
    Consett Co.Durham. UK
    I'm really not sure there is any difference between peeling brown boiled eggs and white ones or even green or blue ones for that matter. If you are having problems with the egg sticking to the shell it is because the eggs are too fresh (is that even possible!) for boiling. If you are going to hard boil eggs, it's better to use eggs that are a couple of weeks old from a peeling point of view.
  5. DanEP

    DanEP Songster

    May 15, 2010
    Cadiz Ky
    Egg color doesn't matter, freshness does. I always try to use eggs that are a week or two old if I can but if not I still cook them the same. Get your water boiling and add salt and boil for 12 min. When I take them out they go into ice water and stay there for about 5 minutes and their ready to peel.If your eggs were stored pointy end down there will be an air cell on the fat end. Tap the fat end of your egg on the counter and start peeling there. Try and peel a straight line from there to the pointy end. Once you get there the rest of the shell will come off pretty easy.

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