How does everyone clean their eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Poultrybonkers, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use dawn and warm water. whats everyone else methods?
     
  2. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just a damp wash cloth.
     
  3. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    depends on the poopiness level.
     
  4. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I wipe off with a damp wash cloth if there is any poop or anything on the eggs. Other than that, they go straight from the nesting box to the egg carton to the fridge.
     
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  5. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only do so RIGHT before using...nothing else
     
  6. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If one is poopy and still damp I wipe it onthe grass.. otherwise I don't do anything.
     
  7. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Wash them? Why? Mine have had a couple of bits of straw stuck to them but it just brushes off.
     
  8. chicken-whisperer

    chicken-whisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use sand paper (no kidding) [​IMG]
     
  9. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    I use a commercial egg wash (organic) and very warm water for "clean" looking eggs. If the egg has anything on it, I use antibacterial soap and very warm water. I rinse well, pat them dry with a paper towel or cloth and store them pointed end down in the refrigerator. You will find many people who feel that eggs shouldn't be washed because it will get rid of the "bloom". However, the egg has been in a nesting box - and no matter how clean it looks, the chickens that walk through all kinds of crud have scratched around in the nest box. So germs are on the eggs. And the eggs are used so quickly that the bloom issue is irrelevant.
     
  10. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I use Egg Washer Pro.
     

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