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GOT MY FIRST EGG,NOW WHAT?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by divide420, Sep 21, 2015.

  1. divide420

    divide420 Out Of The Brooder

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    one of my birds laid her first egg ,what is the best way to clean/store egg ?
     
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi,

    Personally i don't clean my eggs but if your eggs are a bit mucky, then use a dry cloth to wipe them. The eggs have an antibacterial protective coating when they are laid, so its best not to wash them with a liquid.

    CT
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You can always eat it. Do you want to save them up and try to incubate them? Eggs have to be fertile for that - so you must have a rooster with the hens.
     

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