preserving egg color

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by abelseville, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. abelseville

    abelseville Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 19, 2008
    Loudoun County, VA
    Not sure if this is the appropriate category for this. I blow out and save my most impressive eggs but Ive noticed the color fades quite fast. Anyone have any experience in coating/spraying them to preserve the color?
  2. riftnreef

    riftnreef Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2009
    Mechanicsburg, Ohio
    I would think any craft sealer might work...probably best to keep them out of direct sun light also.
  3. Uzuri

    Uzuri Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2009
    I doubt eggshells are acid-free, so I doubt you're going to have much long-term luck, but I second a good spray-sealant to at least avoid rub-off/moisture damage.

    Good luck; I know my eggs completely change color in 24 hours -- it's really obvious which eggs have just been added to the carton on any given day.

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