Bad smell in incubator.please help yucky!

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  1. picnikenchicken

    picnikenchicken New Egg

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    How do I get rid of the smell in my incubator? Some of my eggs were bad .
     
  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    Get rid of all rotten eggs. Sometimes a rotten egg will spread and ruin the whole bunch so check the others too. I'm not sure what to do for a lingering smell inside an incubator while the eggs are going to be hatching but after they are out give it a good cleaning.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The smell isn't the worst part, if the stink eggs explode, it spreads bacteria everywhere - that can kill any that hatch healthy.
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  6. picnikenchicken

    picnikenchicken New Egg

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    Well it didn't explode. Unfortunately two of my eggs leaked out and it caused a big stink . So I now have odor that won't go away. Do I need to throw out my incubator?
     
  7. picnikenchicken

    picnikenchicken New Egg

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    thank you for all the help.the smell is gone and my chick's are just great
     

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