Washing off eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CrazyFowlFreak, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. CrazyFowlFreak

    CrazyFowlFreak Pine Hill Farm

    Apr 24, 2009
    WV
    I just got my Toulouse geese eggs in the mail. They are pretty poopy. Should I clean them, or just put them in the incubator tomorrow poopy?
     
  2. bockbock2008

    bockbock2008 Why do they call me crazy??

    Dec 30, 2008
    Southwest Indiana
    I wouldn't wash them. That could push bacteria through the shell and into the egg. Take some very fine sandpaper or a scotch brite pad and see what you can rub off with those.
     
  3. Jessika

    Jessika Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always leave it....but unsure of official "correct" answer [​IMG]
     
  4. Meloout831

    Meloout831 Out Of The Brooder

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    just clean them and rub lightly with something abrasive. Don't wash.
     

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