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Re: Transporting Cockatoo Egg add on

Posted by Glenda on 8/08/07
(8) Comments

    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.