Washing eggs

Discussion in 'Quail' started by quailmann, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. quailmann

    quailmann In the Brooder

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    Hi all

    So I have my quail on deep litter now. The eggs are getting dirty and hard to clean. I sell some in a few stores and I don't think I'll go too far with dirty eggs

    Is there a cheap solution to wash eggs? Something I can make at home and quite inexpensive will be great

    I have heard it destroys the bloom but factory eggs are ALL washed aren't they?

    Any advise appreciated
     
  2. RileyCalanchini

    RileyCalanchini Chirping

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    I just get a rag and rinse the eggs in cold water.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    They make egg washing towelettes that have oils on them. The oil that coats the egg protects it just like the natural bloom does.
     
  4. topdycke

    topdycke Songster

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    Thanks I was wondering about them. I will be bringing some to work as I get more girls laying and they haven't learned to lay in their boxes and tend to have some poopieness that will detract from the appeal. I will get some ordered from RandallBurkey...
     
  5. quailmann

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    2crows - Any product that is available in the market?

    Riley - Any idea of shelf life If rinsed?
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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