day 21

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by buck65, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. buck65

    buck65 Out Of The Brooder

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    i started 36 eggs from my rhode island hens and barred rock roo 21 days ago (sunday night) and 10:00 am today i have 1 peep so far, i am a little concerned that i may have a bad egg in there i think i can smell something bad.
     
  2. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's ok.. If you hear peeping then you did something right. It could have been that the temps were a little off. If you smell something in the bator then it is prob a bad egg. If you candle your eggs you will find the bad one quickly. It will be the one that looks WAY different than the rest.

    Make sure you don't have any pips before you open to candle and do it quickly.
     
  3. buck65

    buck65 Out Of The Brooder

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    i don't think i will open it to candle seeming that it is day 21 and it isn't an over welming smell but there seems to be a slight oder. i candled most of them a week ago and they looked good except one that i marked and i dont see any seeping anything
     
  4. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    It is prob the marked egg. The only thing to worry about is that egg could explode spewing bacteria all over your incubator and your good eggs. I would take it out.
     
  5. buck65

    buck65 Out Of The Brooder

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    i was adding water and just caused the bator to shut down so i had to take out the eggs to change the fuse that didnt help so i had to bypass the fuse holder now its working eggs are back in its back up to temp, my question is did i just mess up my 36 eggs that are due hatch today
     

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