hole in egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Johndale, Aug 4, 2008.

  1. Johndale

    Johndale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a little little hole in an egg will that affect any hatchicng?
     
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Is it a fresh laid egg? I wouldnt' try incubate it.
     
  3. lost

    lost Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] Somebody had this problem they used candle wax Might want to ask a more experianve person and the air sake is fine i think so
     
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  4. Toast n Jelly

    Toast n Jelly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd be afraid that it would rot in the incubator and ruin the others...so I'd say ditch it.[​IMG]
     
  5. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    If it's already in the incubator I'd leave it and candle frequently. I hatched one with a chip over the air cell. If you aren't already incubating it I probably wouldn't try it because it is less likely to hatch and more likely to go rotten.
     
  6. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    depends on how faryou are in. If you only have a few day left you can wax or tape it over. It is a 50% 50% chance. THe closer to hatch the better.if it is a fresh egg i wouldnt bother unless it is a really special egg and then keep a close eye on it.
     
  7. IloveTravis

    IloveTravis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my eggs had a little hole in it too when I started incubating. I thought I'd try and let it develop, but it ended up stinking. Although a good few of my eggs ended up that way.

    If the hole didn't puncture the membrane, I don't think it would matter, honestly. [​IMG]
     
  8. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:It would really dry out super fast and who knows what bacteria would get in there. A crack I can see being closed up with wax, but a hole - I don't think that will work.
     
  9. serendipity22

    serendipity22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just toss it. It's not worth the headache of worrying if it'll explode and contaminate the other eggs and the incubator.
     
  10. Johndale

    Johndale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its very very little a tiny liitle bit bigger than a crack
     

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