cracked egg in incubator...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by novanod1966, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. novanod1966

    novanod1966 Chirping

    Mar 17, 2012
    western North Carolina
    well, one of my 6 geese eggs got a small crack in it. put clear finger nail polish on it to seal and put it back in the incubator. [​IMG]

    to all you goose experts out there, do you really let your eggs cool each day for about 15 minutes? then mist? never tried waterfowl before and am having "nervous twitches" about letting my hatching eggs cool down....LOL


  2. SandeeC

    SandeeC Songster

    I have just done this to one of my chicken eggs in the incubator, today is day 8 and I accidentally dropped it onto another egg, found a hair line crack :( clear nail polish and now see how she/he goes.
    Good luck with yours :)
  3. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Crowing

    Feb 12, 2013
    Eastern WA
    good luck I have tried the nail polish before- not successfully.
  4. SandeeC

    SandeeC Songster

    oh ok, candle wax better?
  5. SandeeC

    SandeeC Songster

    Well the nail polish definitely worked :) Carlos was the first to hatch :) Very healthy little chick :) Thank you for the tip :)

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