Huge Accident with incubator and eggs!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by WVchick71, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. WVchick71

    WVchick71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok So i was taking off the top of my incubator to turn the eggs today and I hit and knowkced it off almost hitting the floor BUT I caught it. Water went everywhere, Eggs went everywhere. 1 Broke completely ..went all over the floor. 1 cracked all the way around. (I disposed of these 2) Then there was one with just a little place the size of a pencil eraser that pushed in. Should i just dispose...or try to see if it will make it? Also....now my bator smells funky when I open to turn.
     
  2. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    oregon
    I have read here that using melted unscented candle wax will work for cracks...............
    Maybe want to try it.
    Good Luck....[​IMG]
     
  3. WVchick71

    WVchick71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmmm..ok i can try that
     
  4. incubatingisfun

    incubatingisfun Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2009
    Alaska
    yeah candle waxs should work but i would clean your incubator if it smells funny cuase the bacteria could kill your other eggs
     
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2010
  5. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are the eggs? If theres not long to go wax should be fine [​IMG]
     
  6. WVchick71

    WVchick71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I still have a week and a half on the hatch. I cleaned the bator prior to putting the eggs in ....Im wondering if its the egg that smells bad?!
     
  7. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you candled to see if its still alive? I've had cracked ones that I've tried to fix and gone bad but its taken about a week. The easiest way to find out is to just sniff it you'll know if its bad [​IMG] The last one I had smoked when I cracked it luckily it was sealed in a bag.
    Hope it makes it to hatch for you [​IMG]
     

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