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Dumb Question---Can Eggs Catch A Virus?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Shanay235, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. Shanay235

    Shanay235 Songster

    Sep 14, 2008
    I've got four goose eggs in the bator right now, they're on day 14 of incubation. This morning I woke up with a really bad cold and now I'm worried about even touching and/or breathing on them. It's a Top Hatch incubator so the eggs are being turned automatically but to keep the humidity levels up I have to soak and place sponges inside of it once a day.

    Is it possible for me to transmit my cold virus to the embryo's? I'd hate to accidently kill them. [​IMG]
  2. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    First...... [​IMG]

    Just wash your hands before touching anything and you/they should be fine !!!

    Hope you get better soon, Colds stink !!! [​IMG]

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