Help-First timer - My incubator has been housing Japanese Quail eggs, is it to early

Discussion in 'Quail' started by NicoleRook, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. NicoleRook

    NicoleRook Out Of The Brooder

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    Day nine, I found four eggs this morning that had cracks, two of which where circular. I don't think these were there yesterday. I am assuming it's too early for them to hatch, but need a second opinion. Should I remove them from incubator? Has anyone ever tried the elmers glue egg repair and had success. Help!
     
  2. jwatts

    jwatts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you candle them yet? At day nine you shall be able to see something going on in there i believe. Do they smell? if so i would remove them. I myself candled quail eggs prior to going in the incu. I found a few eggs with cracks so i used parafin wax to seal them. so far so good, But i had got alot of great replies on what to use or the cracks,clear nail polish, wax,elmers glue,tape,etc.. good luck and keep us posted.
     
  3. NicoleRook

    NicoleRook Out Of The Brooder

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    I did, very hard to see through the eggs, but no smell yet. I think I saw a mass in one, and am too inexperianced/unsure to guess on the others. I moved them to a rail on their own and will sealing egg later. Thanks for advice.
     

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