What is the best/safest way to clean dirty eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by renamae, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. renamae

    renamae New Egg

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    I have tried wiping with dry and damp cloth. That's just not working. I have read that I can use a nonscented disinfectant..any suggestions? Thanks!
     
  2. IAK

    IAK Out Of The Brooder

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    Have you tried using a Scotchbrite pad?
     
  3. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I simply run under warm water and use a little finger power to remove dirt. It doesn't always remove the "stain" left but I don't care and the few people who do buy my eggs don't care either. One co-worker told me "I don't care, I don't eat the shell".
     
  4. ducks4you

    ducks4you Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Non-chicken people are repulsed by the "animal" or mud on the shell, nontheless. I know that you can leave your eggs out on the counter, BUT, I usually refridgerate mine, in the case that I nicked one and cracked the shell--I'm only getting 6 eggs/day now, so I'm careful with them. I like to get them wet and wipe off with a handtowel before I put away any dirty ones.
     
  5. lemoniee

    lemoniee Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    I just wet a kitchen towel and give them a rub until theyr clean then leave to dry on a kitchen towel or in an egg box, it doesnt really bother me but they dont look very nice!!! [​IMG]
     

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