HELP ! DAY 13 AND IVE CRACKED MY SILKIE HATCHING EGG :'0(

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kays chicks, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please can someone help its day 13 in the incubator and ive dropped one of my eggs and cracked it , it started to bleed but not a lot . ive put some damp tissue around it and its now stopped bleeding . what im asking will the chick bleed to death or can it go on to hatch ? im very upset and cant beleive ive dropped it . im having a problem with my right hand and thats why im not clumsey or rough !! crack is to the left as you look at it and that s shape is pencil s for silkie . i have wrapped the tissue around the crack end now
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  2. gladahmae

    gladahmae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seal it with some wax? [​IMG] I'm know I've read of people doing that with shipped eggs when they inspect them upon arrival....
     
  3. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one option i surpose and makes sence to do so , going to goole that thanks
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Use a birthday candle. It's cooler than ordinary candle wax when melted. Good luck!
     
  5. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you i am going to use a candle and see how we go with that , thank you everyone
     
  6. Nsampsel

    Nsampsel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use tealight candle wax. I simply melt the wax & pour onto the egg. Some develop & hatch, some don't. You have about a 50/50 chance.
     
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  7. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ive melted candle wax on it and then candled it and chick is still alive [​IMG]so keep ya fingers crossed [​IMG]
     
  8. Nsampsel

    Nsampsel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck. Keep us posted!
     
  9. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i will dont worry [​IMG]
     

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