BAD EGG IN BATOR! HELP!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SamG347, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    PA
    Yesterday I noticed a horrific smell coming out of the bator. I opened to see one of the quail eggs must have gone bad and was cracking and close to exploding but it didnt. I heard and got all the eggs out in the egg turner. Took the rack with the bad egg out.....put all the good eggs into a new rack......and then washed and disenfected the whole bator. My question is the incubator still has a slight smell of the bad egg but I made sure to disenfect it really well. Will the smell effect the eggs at all?
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  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    They should be fine Sam since you cleaned it well....I think sometimes the odor just lingers since its a damp enviroment anyway...fingers crossed....
     
  3. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    I just pulled my bad egg out without clean anything. Although mine wasn't quite as bad as that since it wasn't cracking or leaking yet. The smell was there for the rest of the day but when I opened the incubator to turn the eggs the next morning it was gone. It just takes awhile for the smell to all vent out.
     

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