Poop on while incubating eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Biotechnologist, Aug 28, 2016.

  1. Biotechnologist

    Biotechnologist Out Of The Brooder

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    My aseel hen is on duck eggs from two days and today she off the nest for eat and drink. She got some poop dirt with her feet and make dirty some eggs? What should i Do
     
  2. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would very gently wipe off the poo with a little warm water on a paper towel. You want to be very very gentle because the eggs have a protective layer on the outside (called the "bloom") that needs to stay on there to protect the embryos inside from bacteria. So, don't rub hard or scratch it off with your finger nails. If the poo is dried on and hard, just hold the damp paper towel on the egg for a few seconds to soften the poo so it will wipe off easily.
     
  3. Biotechnologist

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    I use warm water, towel for removing poop (not a total wash) and tissue paper for immediate dry. Kept the egg temperature and immediate sitting of hen on eggs. Did I follow good one ?
     
  4. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, you did good. :)
     
  5. Biotechnologist

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    Thanks much
     

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