egg emergency

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kevin2010, Jun 7, 2008.

  1. kevin2010

    kevin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do you wash the eggs before putting them in incubator?
     
  2. love-my-wolves

    love-my-wolves Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No! Just dry wipe if they are really dirty. They hatch fine a little yucky, but washing decreases hatchability. Steph
     
  3. peruvian_princess

    peruvian_princess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah I just wiped mine dry and they hatched fine. Some were pretty dirty but they hatched fine.
     
  4. kevin2010

    kevin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    would a baby wipe work?????
     
  5. love-my-wolves

    love-my-wolves Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2008
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    No, I wouldn't. Too wet, and too many chemicals. A dry papertowel works best. Steph
     
  6. peruvian_princess

    peruvian_princess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldnt use a baby wipe because it has chemicals. Just use a slightly damp paper towel and that will do the job. Dont scrub jut wipe gently.
     
  7. kevin2010

    kevin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks yall much apreciated
     

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