mineral oil

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by beach livin', Oct 1, 2011.

  1. beach livin'

    beach livin' Chillin' With My Peeps

    257
    1
    103
    Sep 21, 2011
    Manteo
    have you ever heard of rubbing mineral oil on your eggs before storing them? someone told me they will last MONTHS that way. just wondering.
     
  2. dragonlair

    dragonlair Chillin' With My Peeps

    568
    5
    151
    Apr 29, 2008
    Maine
    They last a long time right from the hen!

    Don't know if they still do it or not, but years ago they used to spray a thin coat of MO on commercial eggs before boxing and shipping.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by