day 16 guinea eggs/waxy substance on 2 eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by monster1, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. monster1

    monster1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    i am on day 16 with the eggs. two eggs seem to have little waxy boogers on them. i can't tell if the eggs are alive or not. i have seen pics of dead eggs and pics of them growing. they look the same to me. i know i have two clear eggs as well. get rid of them? the eggs don't smell. do you think they are rotting? i don't know what to do other than keep turning them.

  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 10, 2008
    Lakeland, FL
    If they are seeping you need to throw them out before they explode.
  3. monster1

    monster1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    so the eggs with the waxy stuff are eggs that are dead and getting ready to pop?
  4. jhm47

    jhm47 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2008
    Yes, the eggs are slightly cracked, and fermenting inside. Get rid of them ASAP, or you will have a real mess in your incubator. And---handle them with care!

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