Help ASAP! Cracked egg at week 2 incubation.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by casslarrabee225, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. casslarrabee225

    casslarrabee225 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 23, 2011
    Mid-Coast, Maine
    My Coop
    Went to lock my ducks in for the night and candled egg #9 and it has a crack, a good size crack. But not through the membrane. I read to put wax over the crack and that should help? I'm pretty sure I saw the duck move, so I think it's still alive. Any help???
  2. animalsRawesome

    animalsRawesome Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2011
    Never tried it, but I have also heard clear nail polish.
  3. DDDMIchicks

    DDDMIchicks Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 23, 2012
    We just had the same thing happen with chicken eggs at day 10. My husband lit a plain tapered candle & let the wax drip on the crack while I spread it over the worst part. That was 3 days ago & the baby is still bouncing around! Good luck! [​IMG]

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