Egg Popped

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenheadlabrador, May 31, 2017.

  1. chickenheadlabrador

    chickenheadlabrador Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 6, 2010
    I'm fist time hatching anything in an incubator. Doing muskovy duck eggs. Been candling. One egg was alway darker than the others so I kept it cuz I could never see inside. Thinking it could be s different breed. Well for two days I think it had a crack cuz of a bit of crusty foam and didn't smell. It popped today and smelled awful. Always been dead? 99.5 and 49% humidity. Day 20

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  2. getaclue

    getaclue Flock Master Premium Member

    Jun 19, 2013
    Central Florida
    It may not have been fertile, maybe it was fertile, but never began to develop, or was a quitter. These things happen.
  3. Rotten egg....:barnie

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