How to correctly wash eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by redstarfather, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. redstarfather

    redstarfather Out Of The Brooder

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    For the past weeks my ive been washing my hens' eggs with just warm water and soap and ive heard that removes the bloom which protects the egg from outside bacteria. but i just put them in the refrigerator if i dont use them immediately. now there really productive and im thinking about selling some to friends/family. is there a way to thoroughly wash the eggs but preserve the bloom?
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Google coating it with mineral oil after washing (make sure your wash water is VERY warm)...don't know if this helps or not but I read something about it.
     
  3. redstarfather

    redstarfather Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you
     

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