Questions about bubble wrap

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by pokey, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
    upstate
    How soon do you bubble wrap your eggs before shipping? I realize the eggs are wrapped during shipping but does being in it affect the hatch rate if you wrap them a day before shipping ?
     
  2. groundpecker

    groundpecker Songster

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    i always wrap the eggs within a few hours of shipping when possible. I have never tested the theory of how long can i wrap before i send and they still hatch.

    I have been reading some adds on ebay stating that bubble wrapping eggs will kill them because they cannot get air. This is a false statement. I have hatched and people have hatched many eggs bubble wrapped.
     
  3. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
    upstate
    I don't think I have gotten mailed eggs except from one person that weren't bubble wrapped. And have had hatches good and bad, so I think it's ok, just wondered if there was an "accepted" amount of time. I don't want to hurt anyone's chances either
     

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