Egg smellers?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by klf73, Jun 3, 2008.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Ok, I have read some people smell their eggs to see if they are any good. I have a poopy egg that smells a little different. I'm not sure if it is the blood that a chick with a rough naval got on it or if it is just bad. I am on day 16 minimum (not sure of date laid). any ideas? I tried candling but I'm just not sure, I can't see much, it looks full, but what would a rotten one look like?
  2. Frizzledhen

    Frizzledhen Spear Gunnin' Coons

    Feb 17, 2007
    Rotten eggs SMELL, no guessing about it. If the egg is dark except at the top where the air cell is, I would leave it under the broody or in the incubator for a few more days.

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