Don't know if tis is a problem...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by silkieluvr, Dec 3, 2007.

  1. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Songster

    Sep 20, 2007
    Marin, California
    Today when I filled up the water cup at the bottom of my bator, I accidently got one of the eggs wet, will this be a problem?
    Also I have one other question, does it matter if eggs are touching in the bator?

    Thanks in advance!!!!![​IMG]
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    It will not hurt the egg to get wet. People used to spray eggs with water several times a day rather than using water trays like we do now.

    Eggs touch and bounce off each other in the nest and they come out just fine.

    So don't worry about it. We are much more gentle with eggs than the typical hen is.

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