dropped an egg

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Mommyzat, Sep 9, 2016.

  1. Mommyzat

    Mommyzat Hatching

    Sep 9, 2016
    I dropped one of my eggs while candling today. I didn't drop it from high up. It did crack the one and only egg that wasn't developing , I was gonna keep that one in a few more days to see if it would develop and was just slow. But when I opened it there was nothing. So I'm wondering. The egg I dropped that didn't crack, should it be ok. I'm a first time chicken owner and this is my first go at hatching eggs. I made my own incubator and so far all the other 5 that I've candled today in day 7 they even look like they are moving. Good blood vessels. Should I worry about the one that didn't crack or should it be ok?

  2. mrchicks

    mrchicks Songster

    Jul 29, 2013
    I'd mark it and put it back in the incubator. Candle it often, you don't want it to explode if the chick died. Hopefully it is okay!

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