Putting wax on the crack???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Supermommy486, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I was checking under my broody cause she always steals the other freshly laid eggs and when I did one of the eggs (with a baby in it) fell out from underneath her wing. It cracked a tiny bit. I am always SO careful but not today I guess. I immediately stuck it in my shirt and got to the house, I melted some wax and put it over the crack cause that was the only thing I could think of to do. I have put it back underneath her since.

    So question is did I do harm by putting wax over the crack or was that the right thing to do? My hopes aren't high that it will hatch but I guess I tried.
     
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2010
  2. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, right thing to do, at least as far as I've heard! [​IMG]
     
  3. perolane

    perolane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's the only thing I know to do. I have one in the incubator right now that I waxed...due to hatch any minute. Last I candled, it was doing fine. You just never know.
     
  4. caral07

    caral07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its all I know to do. I hope it hatches!!!!! Best of luck!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  5. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok wheeew. And thanks [​IMG]
     

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