eggs dying

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jnkir7, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. jnkir7

    jnkir7 Songster

    May 26, 2009
    jonesboro arkansas
    i dont know why but my eggs were getting veins now most have blood rings what would cause this,shipped eggs some are fine most are just dying, janie
  2. midget_farms

    midget_farms Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    Dunlap Illinois
    Its hard to say why they give up.

    It could be bacteria inside the egg, it could be any number of things. I had 1 of those with my own eggs this go around.
  3. lauramalicksmith

    lauramalicksmith Hatching

    Mar 10, 2011
    I've quit ordering eggs. They very rarely hatch and are very problematic. I would buy chicks from your local feed store or a local breeder, and then start incubating your own eggs from those hens when they get old enough. Just make sure to buy some chick every other year or even every year to add to your stock to keep them stronger and more disease free. Our eggs just started hatching two days ago and they are all really strong chicks. But I also went down to the feed store and purchased a few to mix in.
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2011

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