Dropped Eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Cheetara, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. Cheetara

    Cheetara Out Of The Brooder

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    A member of my family is currently in the dog house after dropping all of my duck eggs (picking up the unit when they had no business too), one embro is dead, no longer has a heart beat and 3 are cracked... I have tried to repair them with candle wax, hope that will work. One of the broken eggs is the longest duckling (12 days) he/shes still moving around in there...

    Does anyone have any experience with hatching broken eggs?
     
  2. Braxton Brigade

    Braxton Brigade Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A lady on youtube has had success hatching broken eggs (chicken), BUT she used scotch tape and it was rather far into the incubation that is got broke. Here is the first broken egg video Here is the second?
     
  3. Cheetara

    Cheetara Out Of The Brooder

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    Fingers crossed all goes well, the other eggs I put in 4 days ago have just showed up veins despite being dropped, so hope all goes ok for those too.
     
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  4. Braxton Brigade

    Braxton Brigade Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Fingers crossed that they'll be okay.
     
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  5. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Originally I used either beeswax or nail polish to seal cracks and never had success. Then I started using liquid bandage and it usually works. It seals well and also has antiseptic properties.
    Once I dropped an egg at about day 10 and the cracks covered over 50% of the egg. I covered all cracks with the liquid skin bandage. I was afraid it may have prevented the chick from being able to escape but on hatch day, I woke up and it was already out of the shell.
     
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