crack in egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bullet47, Mar 1, 2009.

  1. bullet47

    bullet47 Out Of The Brooder

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    incubating eggs . been candled one time. found crack in one egg when looking at eggs. do i need to take out egg that is cracked?
     
  2. Jennyhaschicks

    Jennyhaschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2008
    Maine
    I have read of people patching them with wax.
    I am new to hatching so now way would I dare to attempt that. You have risked bacteria over taking the embryo. If the egg were to leak you could ruin your other eggs as well.
     
  3. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    Throw it away. The risk to the rest of the eggs is to great.
     
  4. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I had an egg with a crack in it. I noticed it around day 7. I took some beeswax, and sealed the crack. The egg hatched without any problem.
     

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