How do you prepare your eating/hatching eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by poultry09, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. poultry09

    poultry09 Songster

    Dec 1, 2011
    Rainier, Oregon
    I was wondering how everyone prepares their chicken/duck/goose eggs? How you clean your hatching/eating eggs, how you properly store hatching eggs? and what products you use to clean them? I am trying to see if their is a better/faster way to properly clean the eggs I get
  2. jruhle

    jruhle Songster

    Mar 16, 2012
    I've been thoroughly cleaning my eating & hatching eggs using hot water & antibacterial detergent. I scrub them with a small piece of cloth until their clean and dry them with a paper towel.Just like washing dishes sortof. I've been writing the date on the hatching eggs and storing them in a cool corner of my closet. I also clean my hatching eggs thoroughly. I haven't tried hatching any yet, first year with duck eggs! I hope I can hatch some ducklings!
  3. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Crowing

    May 24, 2011
    On, Canada
    I actually tend to wipe with a cloth... I haven't quite figured a method out myself, i have heard you must be cautious as excessive washing and so forth can remove the protective outer layer.

    I have seen ads for wipes but have no idea if they are worthwhile, pricey i bet though.

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