Egg shell and membrane too hard?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by stevearino, May 29, 2012.

  1. stevearino

    stevearino In the Brooder

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    Is it possible for an egg shell and a membrane to dry up, and thus become harder to crack once a chick has started zipping?
     
  2. shardean

    shardean Chirping

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    yes...if the conditions are too dry you end up shrink wrapping the chick! I lost a few this way before I knew!
     

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