On 8/08/07, Glenda wrote:
> On 8/07/07, thatwhitedog wrote:
>> We have a friend that is wanting to incubate one of our
>> Cockatoo eggs and hatch the baby for himself. He is all
>> set up with the supplies on his end, however he lives an
>> hour and a half away. What is the best way to transport
>> the egg to him without causing any problems in the
>> incubation period?
> You can put the egg in a bowl with bedding just as you would
> a live chick. You dont want it to roll around. If the egg is
> fresh and has not started the incubation process keep it at
> the same temperature as when it was laid. If it has started
> developing you must keep it in the same temperature it is
> used to. I have moved eggs by placing them in a bowl of seed
> or shavings and using a power inverter and a brooder or
> small incubator.
I dont know of a safe way for shipping eggs so watch out for
the scammers that are selling eggs and incubators.