Cracked egg in incubator .. help!!

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  1. melissabc

    melissabc Out Of The Brooder

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    So I was candling my eggs and noticed one of them has a small crack !! It seems to be developing well I can see it moving around in there but I'm worried about it. I'm not sure what to do here?? Should I just take the egg out? Is it going to die anyways because of the crack or will it be okay? The crack is very small I'm not sure when it got there..
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    What day of incubation are you on?
     
  3. melissabc

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    I am on day 12
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Okay, still a ways away from hatching. You can patch it with a piece of scotch tape or a little bit of wax.
     
  5. melissabc

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    Ok thank you ! What kind of wax??
     
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    Here is a pic of the egg. I have circled the crack. It's a little hard to see.
     
  7. TheChickenQueen

    TheChickenQueen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get a little melted candle wax to cover the crack and you should be fine.
     
  8. omilona

    omilona Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A couple of coats of nailpolish will work well too. I paint the crack in the egg, and put it back in the bator until the polish dries, then repeat 4 or 5 times.
     

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