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Q: Ripped Snake Eggs What Should I do?????????????
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snake lover12

Help my snake eggs ripped open little sister. what should i do. I can't let them die on me. they are atleast 5 weeks into incubation. i found them on the grass i put them in a tank with moist dirt and mist them when the start to dry. Please tell me what to do.

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Topics: General Health , Incubation , Knowledge Base
Tags: Eggs, Incubation
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Member Comment 7/15/2009 7:58:41 PM

I'm not quite sure I understand the question.  A little more detail and explanation would be help, and photos would be even better.
Member Comment 7/15/2009 8:08:41 PM

Yeah, the question is lost on me too. Little sister? Anyway, ive heard duct tape works wonders.
Member Comment 7/15/2009 10:14:02 PM

i heard wax does well, too. are you sure that they are snake eggs?
Member Comment 7/15/2009 11:34:14 PM

im thinking her little sister decided to play with her snake eggs she had
Member Comment 7/16/2009 12:55:49 AM

If the little sister took eggs out of the incubator and you found them on the grass...case closed try again next breeding season. If these were wild snakes and you found them, you could try taping them but I would suggest to dicipline the little sister and let nature take its course.
Accepted Answer 7/16/2009 8:22:37 AM

I've heard of liquid "band-aid" being excellent for patching snake egg shells.

I think all of us need to hear more details on the the situation (not necessarily the story, just what the current physical state of the eggs is, and what they are, how far along, etc.) to really help though.  Best of luck!
Assisted Answer 7/16/2009 12:32:18 PM

Yep - Liquid Bandaid..........And if they were found out in the open, chances are they weren't good anyway................
Author Comment 7/16/2009 7:13:29 PM

snake lover12
they are snake eggs i looked them up. their are two of them that are ripped. On one of them the whole top  is ripped off. the other one has a straight rip going from top to bottom. the bandaid might work for that one but what about the other one. i don't want them to die, but if the other one is hopless please tell me. I don't have any pictures of them.
Assisted Answer 7/16/2009 9:32:14 PM

If the damage is that much, they probably were already attacked by something and aren't any good.  Any turning of the eggs will already have killed the neonate if there is one and the lack of incubation would do it as well. I doubt they would survive no matter what.
Assisted Answer 7/18/2009 10:33:24 AM

A slightly damp paper towels over the ripped section will harden and keep the shell together. But I agree with Meg, the eggs may have already been lost now
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