Exploded Egg Mess

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by caesargirl, Sep 24, 2015.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    I read somewhere that Chlorhexidine can be used to clean eggs, but I have not tried it

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  2. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Benzalkonium chloride
     
  3. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Got more suggestions but driving right now give me a few.
     
  4. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol, I'm supposed to be working....
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    Wonder if you can find those egg wipes local I have seen them on line. Or is it egg wash?
     
  6. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our local store has them. I really am worried about bloom loss and then in turn pushing chemicals or bacteria through te shell.
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    I'm thinking egg wipes would probably be safe because you don't want the bloom washed off of any egg so maybe those wipes will leave the bloom intact and just get the mess.
     
  8. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm a real novice here...but if the protective bloom is on the egg won't it protect them from any bacteria? Or are you worried they will have a difficult time getting out of the shell if
    It's covered in dried stuff? I think if the bloom protects the egg from poop it would certainly protect it from yolk.
     
  9. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No. Bacteria definitely will go through the bloom at the level of nasty these eggs have. Plus, even though running dry incubation, it's still 27% rh. , any moisture weakens bloom and bators become Petrie dishes!
     
  10. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    Okay, got it! Eewwww. (And good luck!) [​IMG]
     

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