Post here if you DON'T wash clean-looking eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gale65, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. mommissan

    mommissan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only wash 'em if there's gloppy poop caked on. Otherwise, they go in the pan as-is.
     
  2. luvmy33chicks

    luvmy33chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i guess i'm the obsessive one here
    i take a mr. clean magic eraser(no soap of course) and rub off the dirty spots on mine
    then a quick rinse under very hot water
    dont know if thats considered washing or not LOL
     
  3. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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    We do not wash any of our eggs unless a customer requests them washed (2 do right now) We do use a moist clean cloth to remove soiled spots if needed.
     
  4. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    I rinse my eggs even if their clean I like a nice shiny clean egg though I skip some
     
  5. bufforp89

    bufforp89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Exactly
     
  6. Katydid2011

    Katydid2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eggs are protected by the bloom and about 95% of mine are clean; I wouldn't wash the clean ones because I value the bloom. [​IMG] I will take a wash cloth, slightly warmer than the temperature of the egg, and wipe a bit of dirt off if I find one that needs it. Those eggs go to my dogs. [​IMG]
     
  7. kizanne

    kizanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't wash because of the bloom. If they are dirty I will wash the ones I sell to others. But those are very few.
     
  8. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same here. No need to wash clean eggs so why? [​IMG]
     
  9. jengro65

    jengro65 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ditto!!!!!
     
  10. hudsonhousechicks

    hudsonhousechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't wash the eggs either, neither do I refrigerate them. I think that cooking them will kill any harmful bacteria.
     

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