HELP!!! I cracked an egg!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SChunn, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. SChunn

    SChunn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was checking my temp/humidity thing for temp ranges when I got home tonight ,dropped it and made a spider crack in the big end. I read somewhere that someone put wax over the crack and still had the egg hatch. All I had was scented candle wax but I figured it was worth a try. Has anyone tried this? Any success?
     
  2. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    I just light a candle and let the wax drip to cover the cracks. Good luck. Deb
     
  3. ICallMyselfCherie'

    ICallMyselfCherie' Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, I've tried this. I had a broody setting on eggs outside (not my idea), and a roo came along and jumped on her trying to do his business. [​IMG]

    I did the candle wax thing on a couple. One of them made it, one didn't. Just make VERY sure you watch for bad smells. Don't want it exploding on you. [​IMG]
     
  4. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had 2 eggs that got cracked. Put wax on them. The first hatched just fine, and the other is pipped right now. So long as the membrane doesnt get punctured they are usually fine.
     
  5. SChunn

    SChunn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! That gives me some hope!
     

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