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Egg topsy

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bethk, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. bethk

    bethk Out Of The Brooder

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    I lost an egg on day 7. I could see a blood ring and could tell it looked different Than the other eggs so I cracked it open.
     
  2. Chicken Master1

    Chicken Master1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my chicken coop
    [​IMG] what was in the inside
     
  3. bethk

    bethk Out Of The Brooder

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    Trying to post a picture but I am on my phone. It was interesting. It is amazing how much development occurs so quickly.
     
  4. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member

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    Bacteria gets into the egg and grows, killing the developing chick.

    [​IMG] Waiting on the picture.
     
  5. bethk

    bethk Out Of The Brooder

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  6. bethk

    bethk Out Of The Brooder

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    I am worried about my other babies now. It would probably be good if I stopped handling the eggs so much but I a just so excited!
     
  7. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member

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    Wash your hands before touching the eggs. Also, you can use had sanitizer.

    Blood ring is common--You will have a great hatch! The others will be fine if they do not have blood ring yet. My last hatch had 2 of them.
     

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