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Egg contamination

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by regertif, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. regertif

    regertif In the Brooder

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    Hi I am currently on day 15 of incubation I did candling on day 1 and thought everything looked good. I just came across some pictures in the learning center and now I think my eggs look like the pictures that say they are contaminated :( I don't know how to be sure do I just wait to see if they hatch?
     

  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! By day 15 your eggs should be looking pretty full of chick by now. Have you candled during incubation to check for development? Have seen movement in your eggs? Have you seen any veins? I would leave your eggs for now at re candle on day 18 when it should be lockdown.

    Good luck with your eggs and hope you enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined! :)
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Peep-Chicken Crowing

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     

  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Are any of your eggs, cracked or oozing a putrid mess? Those are BAD stink eggs.
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! If you can take pictures of the eggs while you are candling them, people may be able to help you figure out what is going on in the Hatching Eggs forum. https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/5/incubating-hatching-eggs Otherwise if you can't figure out what is going on with candling (dark eggs are really hard to tell sometimes), X2 if any of them are leaking or stink etc, be sure to take them out, and just leave the rest of them...good luck with the hatch!
     

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