Washing eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Lwiley1959, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. Lwiley1959

    Lwiley1959 Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you use to wash the eggs after they are layed? I was told they need to be washed to keep salmonella away, is that true?
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps019
    this
    may help you

    I use Egg Washer Pro to wash my eggs, but not because of worries of salmonella. Just because it is a hen's bottom it passes through and we like to boil eggs (which sometimes crack).
     
  3. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I don't have eggs yet, but,
    I think I wouldn't wash the eggs unless
    they were very soiled. I worry about washing
    the bloom off more than anything. I (hopefully)
    will wash before using.
     

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