cracked duck eggs...candle wax?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pekinlove, Sep 25, 2014.

  1. pekinlove

    pekinlove Out Of The Brooder

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    My egg had a hole in it I did wax it with a birthday candle but what if wax gets into the hole? I think it might have in the process of trying to close it.... BEFORE [​IMG]
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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    I've used beeswax but had better luck with nail polish. Just make sure to let it dry completely before you put it in the turner. I sometimes put a piece of paper on the repair, otherwise it will stick in the turner and big problems.
     
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    Awesome thanks....but with the candle wax getting in the cracks of the egg will that be a problem?
     
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    I think not unless the heat is an issue.
     
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    Thanks so much
     

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