So What Does Porous Eggs Mean Anyway?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Cynthia12, Jun 19, 2010.

  1. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member 8 Years

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    I've had porous eggs hatch before, have heard that they don't usually hatch. Well, this order I got are all porous eggs. Can some of you share your experience with them when it comes to hatching?
    And, just what is the reason they are porous? Thanks!
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    My bearded buff laced polish has porous eggs... I've had good luck hatching hers.
     
  3. 1_FnkyFrm

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    The only concern is for hatching - if bacteria gets into the egg it can infect others when they hatch.
     
  4. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member 8 Years

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    Quote:Oh thank you...! Gives me hope. [​IMG]
     
  5. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member 8 Years

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    Ok, I am really good at washing my hands when I turn..I turn mine..plus, they all came real nice, cleaner than some I've gotten.
     
  6. MuranoFarms

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    I just got my first shipment of ALL porous too. I set them and they seem to be ok so far.......
     
  7. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member 8 Years

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    Quote:Thank you, more hope...I am going to candle tomorrow...4th day.
     
  8. NapoleanGoose

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    Good luck with your eggs Cynthia. [​IMG]
     
  9. chicknfishn

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    So what ever happened to the porous eggs did they hatch?

    I am getting ready to set some in the bator and am unsure wheter or not I should put these in or eat them.
     

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