I cracked an egg after first day in lock down (Pic included)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by aarissilkiesmooth, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. aarissilkiesmooth

    aarissilkiesmooth Out Of The Brooder

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    Super bummed as I had one Paint doing great. Today after one day in lockdown, I opened lid for about 15 seconds to let some humididty out as it was 84%. The cord was caught between wall and bator causing lid to tip dumping a metal nut I forgot was on there denting my paint. Is there any chance it will survive?
     
  2. CALI CHICK

    CALI CHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no![​IMG] I've read of people putting wax or tape on cracks? If nobody responds, maybe you could search for a thread explaining how to fix a cracked egg??

    I hope you can save your paint chick! [​IMG]
     
  3. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dropped an egg halfway into incubation and put candlewax (unscented) over the damage. So far the chick has been developing and is entering lockdown tomorrow. I know my situation is kind of different, but candle wax does help. Give it a shot. Better than nothing. Right?
     

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