Fluid on Egg, Help Please!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Alyx0609, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. Alyx0609

    Alyx0609 New Egg

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    Ok this is my second time hatching chickens and my eggs are beginning to pip! But one egg is collecting a reddish fluid on it and I can't visibly see any hole or crack in the egg. Anybody know what's wrong?
     
  2. Squawkbox

    Squawkbox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yikes, not totally sure. My last hatch, I did have an egg that had fluid coming out, I could not see a pip. Turns out that one died a few days+ earlier and was oozing. Gross. Hope that is not what happened to yours!
     
  3. Lapaysannefarm

    Lapaysannefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It sounds like what squawkbox described, it may be dead, what day is it on? Is it day 21?
    Good luck with it!
     
  4. Alyx0609

    Alyx0609 New Egg

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    It's day 22. :/
     
  5. Lapaysannefarm

    Lapaysannefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you candled it recently? Is it active?? Crossing my fingers for you!
     
  6. Alyx0609

    Alyx0609 New Egg

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    The chick inside the egg died :(, but the rest of the eggs hatched! XD So I only lost that one, and it looks like it had died around day 16 based on a few embryo growth charts.
     
  7. Lapaysannefarm

    Lapaysannefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no:( But that's wonderful about the other chicks!! How many?
     
  8. Alyx0609

    Alyx0609 New Egg

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    I had ten eggs in the incubator and 9 of them hatched :D
     
  9. Lapaysannefarm

    Lapaysannefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww, yay! That's a very nice hatch percentage!
     

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