dead eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sheila3935, Sep 18, 2010.

  1. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    Stonington, illinois
    How do I convince My DH that the 2 hatching eggs we have had incubating for 21 days are not going to make it? Long story short got eggs that were shipped. Tranist rough 3 broken 1 broke on day 3 2 eggs left at a3 days movement in one. Last night one cracked long ways and is oozing fluid out of it no pips on rocking no sounds. The other never saw movement some development but not much. I have more eggs to put in incubator and think these are gone. Hubby wants to wait. What do you think?
  2. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2009
    Well, the one oozing fluid should be a no-brainer. Better get it out of there before it explodes and contaminates everything.

    Otherwise, I'd say, candle the remaining egg and see if it looks at all like anything might hatch. It doesn't sound like it from your description. At this point, it should be totally dark with a beak visible in the air space. Maybe your husband would believe it if he saw it.

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