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

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

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I never wash eggs that look clean out of the nest. They go from nest right into the carton.
     
  2. bleith

    bleith Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I Never wash, put them in a carton on the counter where they wait to be consumed
     
  3. briter30

    briter30 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope, I have never washed an egg!
     
  4. seamsewnice

    seamsewnice Out Of The Brooder

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    Got too many things to clean without washing clean eggs!!!!!
     
  5. m_shuman

    m_shuman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only clean the dirty ones.
     
  6. GoChick

    GoChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    I don't wash my eggs. I came from Germany and in Europe they don't wash their eggs and they don't refrigerate them either.
     
  8. deserthens

    deserthens Out Of The Brooder

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    I have also heard of the bloom that helps protect the eggs contents. I rarely wash an egg unless it is really dirty. Then I'll wash it, cook, & eat that one right away.
     
  9. partsRheavy

    partsRheavy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Clean eggs go into carton into fridge.

    Hens who want to roost in nestboxes get shoo'd outta there if I catch 'em when I lock up henhouse at dusk. I don't need ca-ca in nestboxes [​IMG]
     
  10. epeloquin

    epeloquin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't wash them unless they have poop on them. I do refrigerate them but that is more because my wife is afraid not to. Working on that because I don't want to refrigerate.
     

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