I HATCHED A CRACKED EGG

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Shanay235, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. Shanay235

    Shanay235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG!! One of my Sebastopol goose eggs that had a huge crack in it which I repaired with acrylic, the type used for false fingernails, has made it to hatch day. [​IMG] She, at least I hope it's a she, pipped in the wrong end last night and is starting to zip already.
     
  2. junebug7334

    junebug7334 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is so cool! Hope she makes it all the way. Good for you for inventive thinking.[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2009
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    If she hits you up for a manicure after she has hatched, please let us know...

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  4. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    Congrats!!

    An egg that I had cracked and used wax on it to fix it, hatched last night. A beautiful Gold lace cochin chick. I almost tossed the egg and thought I would try to incubate it.

    I love this site!!

    Laurie
     
  5. goldnchocolate

    goldnchocolate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations to the both of you for your quick thinking! Those babies should have some sort of imaginative names to show how they made it through "different" circumstances! Don't forget to post some pics [​IMG]
     
  6. banter

    banter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 3, 2008
    Raymond Maine
    You have wonderful luck! What brand of incubator do you use?
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    I have an egg in the bator now with a tiny crack I put tape over-we'll see if I'm as lucky as you!
     
  7. jeneralee

    jeneralee Out Of The Brooder

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    i had 2 crack babies..at 2 dif. times. I used elmers glue jus basically to keep bacteria out..unfortunately lost both around day 10..hats off to you!
     
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Congratualtions! Nice work saving that egg.
     
  9. Turtle

    Turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for posting this. I havent hatched eggs yet and wouldnt of thought it possible for a cracked one to hatch. Now I know,so when I do get a bator and start hatching.
    edited due to I get to excited about posting and forget to prof read. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2009
  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Turtle, you can also use birthday candle wax or parafin blocks melted to seal cracks.
     

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