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Can you hatch a soft shelled egg???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mahsmaj, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you hatch a soft shelled egg??? Like the one that you get from a chicken or duck every once and a whole???
     
  2. spydertoys

    spydertoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No....the shell keeps bacteria from getting in.
     
  3. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
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    Quote:Well .... a qualified no.

    Humidity management and hygiene would be the two main issues, together with the structural integrity of the membrane.

    If you could place the egg in some kind of mould, keep it sterile and weigh it daily to manage water loss .... and IF the thang is viable ....

    That is a lot of maybes
     

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