Oh, no, I just killed 2 button quail eggs.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Denninmi, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. Denninmi

    Denninmi Songster

    Jul 26, 2009
    Most likely.

    I stupidly tried to candle a couple of my quail eggs. I should know better by now, they're just too fragile.

    When I was moving them, I collided one button quail egg with another and dented both. I have tried a repair with neosporin and waterproof surgical tape, but I have my doubts. They are due to hatch around July 30th.

    The good news is, I candled 5 of the Coturnix eggs as well, and 5 of 5 are developing and alive at this point.
  2. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Songster

    Jun 15, 2010
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Try dripping wax on the crack or nail varnish i've also heard wood glue can be used not sure if tape will hold properly they still have a chance though. I had the same problem with a button egg last week its still holding out with wax on it they're so delicate. Good luck with them [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. BluegrassSeramas

    BluegrassSeramas Serama Savvy

    Aug 25, 2008
    Central Kentucky
    I think Neosporin is kinda toxic... you might look that up....
    Good luck though [​IMG]

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