My silkie bantam is broody (YES! :D) but...

speedbird

Songster
7 Years
In my city roosters are not allowed :( but I have a farm somewhere else with a large flock and three roosters so I plan to sneak the fertile eggs under her
tongue.png
but I need to know this: can the eggs be washed before I put them under her?
 

SilkiesForEver

Crowing
8 Years
Mar 24, 2012
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In my city roosters are not allowed :( but I have a farm somewhere else with a large flock and three roosters so I plan to sneak the fertile eggs under her
tongue.png
but I need to know this: can the eggs be washed before I put them under her?
You don't want to wash the eggs. It removes the lining around the shell that keeps the embryo from getting bacteria.
 

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