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Re: Transporting Cockatoo Egg add on

Posted by Rick on 8/08/07
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    On 8/08/07, Glenda wrote:
    > 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.
    >>
    >> Glenda
    >
    > I dont know of a safe way for shipping eggs so watch out for
    > the scammers that are selling eggs and incubators.
    >
    > Glenda


    Glenda,

    Thanks for your time and sharing with us this excellent
    information. I'm sure many of us in the bird world appreciate
    value info such as this. You never know when it will come in
    handy. Thanks again, Rick