Black blobs floating?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Squawkbox, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. Squawkbox

    Squawkbox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am almost on day 10, and noticed last night that 3 of my eggs have black floating blobs that move as I rotate the egg. There are maybe 1 or 2 veins left in them and the rest looks like a dark burgundy just floating around the extremities of the yolk, although it doesn't look like a blood ring. Do I toss these??
     
  2. Tylerkaz@gmail.com

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't toss them unless they smell or are clear on the 15th day.
     
  3. Squawkbox

    Squawkbox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's some pictures of what they look like.





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  4. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Hard to say with pictures.
    If they don't smell leave them. Smell the vents daily an just toss any that start to smell
     
  5. Squawkbox

    Squawkbox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, if they don't smell how long should I leave them in? Until they do, or if they look the same in a few days time? What about egg bombs? [​IMG]
     
  6. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Once you are sure there is no hope for them you can toss them but as long as they never start to smell you can leave them in there till the hatch is over.
     
  7. Squawkbox

    Squawkbox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay thanks!
     
  8. Squawkbox

    Squawkbox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, it was obvious these 3 eggs were dead, so I just cracked them open and it was nasty. The embryos were partially decomposed, and the yolk/liquids were a nasty brown color. YUCK! Glad I got those out of there![​IMG]
     
  9. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah I just did an eggtopsy on three that didn't hatch with my 5 babies this weekend, and had very similar results to yours. The smell is.... very hard to describe. And it gets into your skin to follow you around for the rest of the day [​IMG]. I almost lost my cookies!
     

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