Cracked egg in bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gofasterstripe, Dec 21, 2010.

  1. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    I put 7 duck eggs in the bator on Sunday...well this am when I was turning, I cracked 1 of them. I put wax on there but I think the crack maybe to long and wide and it might go bad. Do you think I should take it out before the thing explodes and ruins the rest or leave it a few days and see what happens?
     
  2. Nodaksnakelover

    Nodaksnakelover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd personally make sure it's seperate from the other eggs in the incubator and see what takes place. Good luck!
     
  3. valley ranch

    valley ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think I'd leave it. what day is it? when is the next candle? My thinking is the wax may have done it, that was a good idea. I would smell that egg every few days, it might make it. Good luck!

    Richard
     
  4. barefoottrims

    barefoottrims Out Of The Brooder

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    I would leave it alone until you check the other to see if its fertile, there is actually two membranes inside the egg that do a great job of keeping bad things out
     
  5. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry...I put them in on Saturday at 8am, I havent candles any of the eggs yet. My humidity and Temp have been very stable, so I more or less open, turn, spray and put lid back on. I dont want to candle untill day 10ish
     
  6. valley ranch

    valley ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    When you open to turn and spray, smell it in a couple days, if it smells bad leave it out. Be gentle with it. This one might live to be your favorite.

    Richard
     
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2010
  7. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you for your answers, Im going to turn them at 4pm, take a look and move it over from the rest.
    Valley...IF it does hatch out there will only be 1 name for it..CRACKER!
     
  8. valley ranch

    valley ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Keep us in the loop, Sure like to know how this one does.

    Richard
     

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