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Cracked shell - any hope?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Godiva, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. Godiva

    Godiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering if anyone has ever managed to hatch eggs with a slightly cracked shell? What did you do? Did you seal the crack at all?
     
  2. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    if theres no liquid coming from the cracks u can use melted candle wax on the cracks
     
  3. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    I personally have never had a cracked egg hatch, but you can also try covering it up with nail polish.
     
  4. aggie9296

    aggie9296 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    other people have used tape (masking or plastic). remove when they start to hatch.
     
  5. KIDDSBANTAMS

    KIDDSBANTAMS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just hatched an Silver Laced cochin egg today that I dropped and cracked, I melted candle wax from a birthday candle on the crack and sealed it. It was wonderful to see it hatch today. Seal it right away don't wait.
     

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