Exploded Egg Mess

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by caesargirl, Sep 24, 2015.

  1. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Helped my neighbors save some Saxony eggs after a bad egg exploded in the nest and momma duck then abandoned the nest. They then sat in the nest for the last 30ish hours without momma. Out of 14 eggs, there's 5 now in my bator. 3 definites, 1 maybe and 1 long shot. One of the definites (good embryonic movement) has exploded yolk all over it and the other four are pretty "icky" too.
    So, how do I clean these eggs that are already in a sensitive state. Approximately 10-12 day development. Bacteria invades quickly.... Any ideas?
    Destroying them is not an option.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

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    @WVduckchick maybe be able to advise or @casportpony or @Lacrystol
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Wow, tuff call... I'm not sure what I would do. I wonder if there is a safe way to was the eggs?

    -Kathy
     
  4. City farm

    City farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Light sandpaper
     
  5. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Sand paper?
    Wipe them the best you can get as much of that stuff off as you can. Don't use water

    How are you bating them. Are you misting them
     
  6. City farm

    City farm Overrun With Chickens

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    "Light" ya know like a fingernail file.. buffer side. I should of said that. . . done on the stink, poo area of the egg.., Bacteria needs more than a wipe with a dry paper towel. I have not had to do this but if i did, that is what i would use.. some of the chicken's egg's have a chunk of poo every now & then. I soak those. Yuck..
    But exploding stinky egg's that's a challenge. .
     
  7. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No. Dry incuhatch!! Was trying to keep from making a moist bacterial paste
     
  8. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Already showing signs of being nightmare sticky hatch. Again.
     
  9. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you feel about an antibacterial wipe...?
     
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    What's the main ingredient in the wipe?

    -Kathy
     

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