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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

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    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

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    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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