Quail egg question

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Laurens, Dec 12, 2015.

  1. Laurens

    Laurens Out Of The Brooder

    I will be storing my eggs unwashed in the pantry. If I boil the egg I am not worried about bacteria. My question is if I want to break some open for frying do I risk contaminating my food? Should it be washed right before I crack it?
     
  2. DK newbie

    DK newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My answer is based on chicken eggs in Denmark, but I guess it can be reused here. Personally I wouldn't worry unless there is actually poop on the eggs, but to get rid of bacteria on the shell, it is recommended to place the egg in near-boiling water for a few seconds before cracking it open. Just washing it probably won't make much of a difference.
     
  3. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    washing would remove the bloom from the egg and any potential contaminant, but as stated unless they are dirty or have poop on them i wouldn't bother, just crack and fry as usual.
     

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