Rec'd eggs Broken in mail, yolk on two... washing needed?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bantyshanty, May 19, 2010.

  1. bantyshanty

    bantyshanty Oval Office Courier

    Oct 6, 2009
    S.W Pennsylvania
    He subject line sums it up. 2 of 5 eggs intact got smeared with a little of the broken ones. I hate to wash... due to set them tonight. Wiped well with a clean paper towel. Sterilized my Brinsea incubator.

    Do I have to wash them?
  2. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    I would. The yolk/white may clog the pores. I washed all of my hatching eggs and got good results.

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