Did I do the right thing?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MyNameIs86, Mar 31, 2015.

  1. MyNameIs86

    MyNameIs86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So over night i went from 12 to 10 eggs and I just candled them and they all seem fertile. But i found 3 more with hair line cracks (all fertile). I ended up throwing them out because I heard eggs with hair line cracks can explode... Did i do the right thing or should i have left them in?
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    I would have put clear nail polish or wax on the cracks and gave them a shot.
     

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