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Ground Layer

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by d.k, Feb 11, 2008.

  1. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    Hi! My Miss Chook has laid 4 eggs--all of them on the ground!! How do I wash them before cracking them to eat??
  2. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    Are they dirty? you don't really have to wash them if they aren't. You can wipe them off with a damp cloth if you need to but from what I have read here, they do just fine without being washed
  3. Nichole77

    Nichole77 Songster

    Jul 14, 2007
    You can buy an egg brush. I don't exactly know what it is but you can buy it on eggcartons.com
  4. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Eggs are layed with a protective coating (bloom) on them to keep out bacteria, I don't wash them until I'm ready to use them.

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