There are chickens in the backyard, eggs all over the kitchen, and you might be thinking “maybe it’s time to start selling eggs.”
Americans tend to be germaphobes, which probably explains why we need to know how to wash fresh eggs. Maybe it comes from a deeply rooted cultural mindset that “cleanliness is next to Godliness.”
Do eggs need to be refrigerated and washed? If you keep backyard chickens, the washing and storage of eggs are the two most controversial egg-related topics among avid owners of backyard chickens.