Bubbles in egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bagawk, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. bagawk

    bagawk Out Of The Brooder

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    Pretty sure this egg is bad but I want to check.

    I have 9 eggs in the incubator. They seem to be going well except for one. It has a cluster of bubbles. When I turn it, the bubbles follow. They aren't dark. They are clear. Clearly a cluster of bubbles. Pitch it?

    A friend of mine told me to watch for eggs that 'weep' but couldn't answer my question ... weep what? Clear stuff? Does it look like sweat, or more like sticky syrup or what? Not sure what to look out for ...
     
  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

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    pitch it, that's the a broken airsac. Weeping is the egg white leaking through the shell. you can usually spot an egg that might do this when you candle because you will more light through the thin spots in the shell. It usually starts out liquid that kind of cooks and gets tacky once its out of the shell. Also be on the alert for rotten egg smell - a stinky egg is a time bomb waiting to explode all over your incubator
     

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