Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JJSmith, Feb 3, 2008.

  1. JJSmith

    JJSmith In the Brooder

    Sep 12, 2007
    I need some advice. I was candling the eggs tonight to show my daughter how they babies were moving in them (day 16), they all look great but as I was putting the egg away I bumped it and chipped it. What do I do? Will is still hatch, can I plug it with anything. It only chipped the shell, not the lining...Anyone with advice??
  2. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

    Jun 12, 2007
    Tioga, Louisiana
    If the membrane isn't broken you can take a little bit of parafen(SP) wax and seal the chip/crack up with that. I had an egg with a broken spot at day 15 or 16 and did the same thing, today's day 19 and it's rocking and cheeping. Good luck and hope I helped.

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