what to wash duck hatching eggs with?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ILoveMyDuckys, Jun 15, 2016.

  1. ILoveMyDuckys

    ILoveMyDuckys Just Hatched

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    will verkon-E work.... if so what solution (strength) should i mix, to wash them in....

    thanks!
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Personally I never wash them at all. If they're very muddy I might use a dry sponge to brush some of the dirt off but otherwise I don't wash. Washing can take the bloom off and allow bacteria to enter the egg, causing death during incubation. I have heard that those that do wash their hatching eggs use Oxine.
     

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