mouse manure on eggs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by islandcickenlady, Nov 29, 2009.

  1. islandcickenlady

    islandcickenlady New Egg

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    There was mouse manure, and probably urine, on shells of a carton of eggs left in the coop by mistake. I've washed the eggs off with dawn dish detergent and water. Does the mouse manure/urine permeate the shell and membrane? Are the eggs safe to eat?
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Can't imagine anything good coming of this. I'd toss.


    Imp-If in doubt throw it out.
     
  3. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

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    better safe than sorry u'll get more eggs i'm sure:)
     
  4. islandcickenlady

    islandcickenlady New Egg

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    Thank you.
     
  5. the simple life

    the simple life Chillin' With My Peeps

    Those shells are pourous, even with the protective bloom that is layed over the shell by the hen I would imagine that mouse urine is strong enough to disolve and penetrate that.
    I would not chance that.
     
  6. PandoraTaylor

    PandoraTaylor RT Poultry n Things

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] I would toss them, and figure out how to place a few mouse traps to remove the threat!
    no Offense to mice, I have raised many. But wild rodents carry Disease! and you can't be too careful where your food is concerned!
     
  7. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    OK this thread just screamed "needs a mouse urine or mouse manure recipe" Something like a mouse poop custard. [​IMG]

    I googled but couldn't find anything.

    Imp-feels like a failure now.
     
  8. tulie13

    tulie13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] OK, seriously, I am in agreement, better to throw them out than to chance anything here. And get some mouse traps!
     

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