Cracked egg, please help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by missychicky, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. missychicky

    missychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a broody hen that is sitting on a clutch of eggs. I found one of them cracked today, but there may be hope. The shell is cracked and has fallen off in a small area but THE MEMBRANE IS INTACT. It is on day 17 so does this chick have any hope? Will it survive?
     
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    You can use candle wax on the crack to hold it together. Good luck!
     
  3. NCIndiaBlue

    NCIndiaBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, candle wax works well.
     
  4. missychicky

    missychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, I waxed it the best I could. The crack had gotten bigger and the membrane was seperating from the shell,how bad is that?
     

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