Egg turning dark on outside?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BunnyStyles, Oct 17, 2014.

  1. BunnyStyles

    BunnyStyles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey guys, I took a picture of the Muscovy duck egg that was gray on the outside to show you all, do you guys know what is happening, its full dark on the inside except for the air sac, please help im worried

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  2. spydertoys

    spydertoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When they turn green like that they are a potential "popper" ..I would discard it so it doesn't foul the whole batch.
     
  3. krista74

    krista74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As quietly and as calmly as you can, gently pick up that egg, creep to your back door, and launch it as far away from any living things that you possibly can!

    Have you ever had a rotten egg explode on you? I had one go off under my broody hen and I could smell it well before I got to the coop. That egg you have there is an explosion waiting to happen. Quickly, get rid of it!

    Krista
     
  4. BunnyStyles

    BunnyStyles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just got rid of them thank you guys :)
     
  5. DuckieLover2014

    DuckieLover2014 Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a black egg anf was a fully healthy and live duckling in mine still. Being i opened him up to soon hr or she died :(
     

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