Broken egg. What do I do?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Keikohikari, Apr 4, 2018.

  1. Keikohikari

    Keikohikari In the Brooder

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    My curious son opened the incubator and dropped a firtallized egg and it broke. A little bit of the membrane ripped. It is 8 days into incubation. I put tape over it and waxed the air spots on the tape. Is it a lost cause or do I have hope?
     
  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Crossing the Road

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    I'm not sure I'd keep it. If it goes bad, it could infect your whole incubator with bacteria that will kill the rest of the eggs, too.
     
  3. Keikohikari

    Keikohikari In the Brooder

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    Thank you. Ive been debating that. Thank you so much for replying. It makes me feel better to do that now.
     
  4. Keikohikari

    Keikohikari In the Brooder

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    It cracked on the air cell. Is there still hope?
     
  5. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Crossing the Road

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    If the membrane is ripped, I would get rid of the egg. It’s not worth risking the rest of them.
     
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  6. Keikohikari

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    Ok thank you
     

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