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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cityhenhouse, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. cityhenhouse

    cityhenhouse New Egg

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    Picked uup some eggs today to put in my incubator but they are pretty dirty , should i wash them up first or will that harm them? This is only my second time and the first wasnt very successful . 3 out of 18 so I thought I would give it another try.Any help is very appreciated.
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  2. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    keep water off eggs, a little dirt won't hurt, but you can scrape it.
     
  3. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    what kind of incubator did you use? it is also good to open up the unhatched so you can describe what they looked like then we can help more. If the last batch was wet and gooey, use less water this time.
     
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  4. cityhenhouse

    cityhenhouse New Egg

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    it was just a small one from tractor supply. The ones that hatched were fine :) ok i will try to scrap some of it off and start them tomorrow. The ones that didnt make it the last time were fully developed but there was alot of liquid inside.
     
  5. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    yep try less water this time.
     

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