pourous eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by loupan, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. loupan

    loupan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I candled my polish eggs yesterday before i put them in the bator and a couple of them seem real pourous is this a problem they are shipped eggs so im keeping them in the egg carton and i have something under one side so i just tilt them no handling needed .do pourous eggs hatch ok ??? any advise would be great [​IMG]
     
  2. Dingo

    Dingo Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've set and hatched them, some dont set them. It's up to you, just be sure to wash your hands before handling them as bacteria may have an easier time penetrating them. I'd also candle them a couple extra times just to make sure they're developing and not turning into grenades.
    I've also got mine in an egg carton, makes rolling a whole lot easier. [​IMG]
     
  3. loupan

    loupan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks it sure does make it easier [​IMG] so would you recomend i candle day 7 and then few more times after will i know if they have gone wrong lol im new at this [​IMG]
     
  4. ladyomaha

    ladyomaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, Stupid Question What is Pourous? I see that alot and Have No clue what that means. Sorry for the Dumb question
     
  5. loupan

    loupan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well from what i have figured its when it looks all spotty when candled you can see a pic here looks completly different to a normal egg
     
  6. Dingo

    Dingo Chillin' With My Peeps

    candling them 3 times should be enough, maybe days 7, 13 and 18.
    Here's an example of a porous egg, in extreme cases the spots will look more like blotches.
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  7. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    An image of a porous egg.

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  8. loupan

    loupan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the 2nd pic is what couple of mine look like [​IMG] hope they are ok
     
  9. ladyomaha

    ladyomaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I see, I have a Few like that, Just figured thats the Shell, and how it came out of my hen....Are those bad eggs?
     
  10. Ukiah

    Ukiah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, porous eggs can hatch. They hatch fine from my personal experience. Only trouble are porous eggs
    sometimes have trouble holding humidity, and bacteria can enter porous eggs alot easier than they can
    non-porous eggs.

    Picture of a porous egg that I set last year: (It hatched)
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