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Chukar hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lunaheather1, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. lunaheather1

    lunaheather1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a few chukars pipping and one of the eggs somehow has a crack on the bottom and it looks like yolk seeping out and it smells bad. I have been super gentle with my eggs and I know i didn't crack it does that mean its rotten? Could it have already been dead and the stress of turning it. Can leaving it in there harm my other eggs? Please help! I REALLY appreciate anyones help with experience. I am all new to this!
     
  2. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think if it smells bad, you should get it out of there ASAP.
     
  3. lunaheather1

    lunaheather1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Did more research yes it was a rotten egg! Yukkkkk. i didn't realize rotten ones can crack on their own probably due to the gasses and other bacteria! I got it out asap and wiped down what it was touching! My incubator smells much better!
     
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    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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