dead egg?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Athiena14, Feb 24, 2018.

  1. Athiena14

    Athiena14 Songster

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    Is this egg gone? I was checking my 3 that hadn't shown life and a different one by itself. This one had shown something yesterday and now is showing a red ring and nothing else. 20180224_202330.jpg
     
  2. horrocksfarm

    horrocksfarm In the Brooder

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    Might be a blood ring, if you only see the ring and no veins then probably dead egg.
     
  3. Athiena14

    Athiena14 Songster

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    Yea all I see is the ring :( dang.
     
  4. horrocksfarm

    horrocksfarm In the Brooder

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    I'm no professional, I've never used an incubator but when my hens have taken on being broody...if one looks not right, I always would give it a few more days just to be sure.
     
  5. Athiena14

    Athiena14 Songster

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    Yea I left it in there along with the three not showing anything yet.
     
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  6. JaeG

    JaeG Crossing the Road

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    If that red band starts to fade then you know it's a gonner, but there's a chance it could be a big vein so give it a few more days and you should know either way. With quail eggs it would be very unusual if a dead egg ended up exploding because of the shorter incubation period. So there's no danger there.
     
  7. Athiena14

    Athiena14 Songster

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    Okay thanks its still in there just in case
     
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