Incubation question...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kwack, Mar 8, 2009.

  1. kwack

    kwack Out Of The Brooder

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    Today - Day 5 - I noticed a couple of eggs with cracks in them. I candled them and there is obvious veining. Should I let them set or is it hopeless? Will they leak and mess with the incubation of the other eggs?

    Bummed in PA:confused:
     
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2009
  2. freshegg

    freshegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most people take cracked eggs out
     
  3. xfilesnumber1fan

    xfilesnumber1fan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How big are the cracks? If really small I would give them a chance!
     
  4. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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    I have seen where some people put wax on them and just last night read someone used stoch tape
     
  5. kwack

    kwack Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the info. We're keeping an eye on them for now. When the ducklings grow and become more active, won't the cracks will progress?

    Thanks
     
  6. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have hatched multiple chicken eggs with small cracks, if the cracks are small.. then they shouldnt get any larger.
     

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