Washing eggs

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  1. quailmann

    quailmann Out Of 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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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

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