5 fertal eggs now 3+ days in incubator. Smells bad but temps right

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by marynaes, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. marynaes

    marynaes New Egg

    Apr 29, 2009
    had a tough hatch this time. had to help some and they made it so far. still have 5 in incubator and temp is in check but it smells bad due to some blood that got into the water reservoir. Help to hatch as thursday is day 4 or just shut down and clean up
  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    Hi, and welcome to BYC. Sorry your hatch was problematic, but how did blood get in reservoir. If it was from your helping to hatch chicks, you were helping way too early. I don`t understand what your day four is? what day of total incubation? I have had some hatch as late as day 24.

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