Egg cracks shell on the 18 day of incubation

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tiger32, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. tiger32

    tiger32 New Egg

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    What to do? Egg cracks shell off on the 18 day of incubation while taking it out of the turning?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Did you simply crack the egg or actually remove a significant portion of the shell? Your statement is a little vague. If the egg is simply cracked, covered the cracks with melted wax. At 18 days of development such an egg has a very good chance of hatching if all else is normal.
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Is is not pipping (starting to hatch)? Quite possible on day 18 if it's a smaller egg. Post a pic so we can see?
     
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