Will a cracked egg hatch in a Incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CHICKENHEAD, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. CHICKENHEAD

    CHICKENHEAD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I received a few cracked eggs in the mail. They are cracked but not leaking. Do they still have a chance of hatching? Would it be a good idea to go ahead and try, or would I stand a chance of hatching a deformed chick?
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You can try sealing the shell with some melted candle wax. Candle them in 7 days and see if they are growing. Sometimes it does work.
     
  3. urbanagrarian

    urbanagrarian Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ive sealed the cracks on some wild eastern turkey eggs with a little scotch tape, very fine slivers of it..It will help stop moisture loss...

    the little poults hatched....

    ive also herd of people useing super glue, liquid bandade....?[​IMG]

    Charlie
     

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