Oh no, I cracked an egg!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by farmerbrownsdaughter, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. farmerbrownsdaughter

    farmerbrownsdaughter Out Of The Brooder

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    I lifted my hen just to be sure she wasn't sitting on any new eggs and I guess she had one tucked in her feet and it fell on another egg and put a small dent in it! Is there any hope or should I toss it? They are about 10 days in.
     
  2. spoggy

    spoggy d'Anver d'Nut

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    If it's not too badly dented, you coud try to seal it with some melted beeswax or unscented candle wax. 10 days in you should be able to candle it as well to try to determine if it's viable or not.
     
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  3. farmerbrownsdaughter

    farmerbrownsdaughter Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, I will try that.
     

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