Cook the crabs in boiling water, shell them and reserve the meat. Soak in milk a quantity of fresh breadcrumbs equal in volume to the crab meat.
Mix 6 tablespoonfuls of the water in which the crabs were cooked with the mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, pickles and eggs. Add the soaked breadcrumbs, after squeezing out excess liquid, and mix well. Season with salt and pepper. Mix in the crab