I just dropped an egg while turning, will it still hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Youngfamily1989, Nov 1, 2007.

  1. Youngfamily1989

    Youngfamily1989 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thats right I just dropped one of my eggs and it crashed into another. The one I dropped has a dent in it and is cracked but its not leaking,...oh and it was the fat end. If this has no chance of making it I would like to open it to see what its like on day 14.
    Does anybody think it will make it ?

    Brian
     
  2. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I had one get cracked like that under my broody hen. I took some melted crayon and dripped a little on the crack and a week later it hatched and was perfect. It's up to you I would leave it and see what happens and just watch it close. Good luck
     
  3. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    I had that happen, I melted a wax crayon onto it (dripped wax onto the crack while metling it with a flame). It actually came to me in the mail that way. Anyway, I waxed it and it hatched. One other women on here did the same. I used crayons since they are non toxic.nSeals it. Otherwise, I would assume it wouldnt make it. Either bacteria in or eventual leeking or inproper moisture release prior to hatch.

    I, perosnally, would give it a go! Good luck.
     
    Last edited: Nov 1, 2007
  4. Youngfamily1989

    Youngfamily1989 Out Of The Brooder

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    That is a good idea! I've never heard that before, Thanks


    Brian [​IMG]
     

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