Can wet eggs hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sweeterdeeter42, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. sweeterdeeter42

    sweeterdeeter42 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs were sitting in a bowl, my husband got a little bit of water in it. Like 1/8 inch or so. But they were sitting in there for about 5 hours. Will they hatch ok?
     
  2. ryan820

    ryan820 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I was a teenager, living on the farm, I would collect duck eggs from the pond....as in they were laid whilst swimming... and they hatched fine. I don't think your situation would have any ill-effect on the viability of the egg.
     
  3. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will be totally fine. [​IMG]
    ~Scissor
     

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