Dead duck egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Camtheduckguy, Dec 9, 2018.

  1. Camtheduckguy

    Camtheduckguy Chirping

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    Hello I am at day 23 of Rouen duck egg incubation. 2 of the eggs were almost completely dark. One sad one I saw a huge clear area with a piece of a vein in it. There have been a funny smell coming from the incubator.Is it dead? Should I take it out?Help plz
     
  2. scrambled please

    scrambled please Songster

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    Smell is not good, get it out.
     
  3. Melky

    Melky Crowing

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    ChickNanny13 Crossing the Road

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    I hope you followed scrambled please advice ... Wrap in something absorbent, bag it several times in plastic bags & toss ASAP or bury it far away from the house. It smells cause it's rotting & rotting eggs explode ... You really don't want that happening in the incubator, it'll contaminate the rest of your eggs.
     
  5. Camtheduckguy

    Camtheduckguy Chirping

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    I threw the egg out and the embryo wasn’t at the right size
     
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    ChickNanny13 Crossing the Road

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    :hugs Best of wishes with the other 2 :fl
     
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