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How to wash eggs?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ashley74, Mar 22, 2015.

  1. ashley74

    ashley74 In the Brooder

    Mar 17, 2015
    Central Texas
    My husband said he read somewhere that you shouldn't get the eggs wet. I have no idea, I saw some egg wash stuff at the feed and seed. Anyway, how is the best way to wash them?

  2. David1998

    David1998 Chirping

    Jul 30, 2014
    Houston, Texas
    If they have poop on them, I wash them with warm water immediately after collecting them. Otherwise, I wash with warm water just before cracking. I don't like to wash the bloom away since it helps keep the eggs fresher.
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2015

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