cracked hatching eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 54smokepole, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. 54smokepole

    54smokepole Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought duck hatching eggs on ebay. The auction was for 12+ eggs and possibly a chicken egg. The package came today and I got 14 eggs in there. Unfortunately 4 of the eggs were broken. One was smashed and the other 3 cracked. I ended up with 9 whole duck eggs and 1 chicken egg.

    Will the 3 eggs that are just cracked worth putting in the incubator, or should I just throw them?
     
  2. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    Tulsa
    Hairline cracks can be repaired, although hatch rates might be lowered.

    Eat the others.
     
  3. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    i got one cracked on in the bator now. it was a small crack and put the sticky part of a band aid for sensitive skin on. i will candle it in a week to see whats going on.
     

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