Can you help me?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DUCKGIRL89, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 khaki campbell eggs in my incubator and they are now on day 19 I just candled them and I still se no growth! Would they smell by now if they werent forming? Can you PLEASE!!! Post pics of candled duck eggs on day 19?

    Thanks!
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No growth at day 19 means the eggs are bad. Probably non-fertile. They wouldn't necessarily smell if there's no bacterial component to the failure of growth.
     
  3. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you mean by NO GROW?

    Are the eggs totally clear?

    if they are than tossed them away

    Are they black with an empty clear spot on one end of the egg?
    they may be good and probably you wont be able to see more growth or movement
     
  4. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are the inside of the eggs dark or bright? It would help if you posted pictures! :)
     
  5. heatherkh

    heatherkh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I gather, undeveloped eggs won't necessarily smell. They only smell if they've gone rotten - somehow bacteria got inside the egg. Personally, I don't candle because I don't want to second guess what I'm seeing or not seeing and inadvertantly toss out viable eggs. What about just waiting until the hatch date and see what happens? I'm no expert at this at all, but the more I read about candling, assisted hatches and whatnot on BYC the less I want to monkey with incubating eggs.
     
  6. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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