Funky growth on egg under broody

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jlovepj1027, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. jlovepj1027

    jlovepj1027 Chirping

    Mar 2, 2016
    This is my first time ever having chicks and I am doing so through my broody. Yesterday as I was making my broody hens coop was clean I noticed a hard yellowish tint funky growth on one of the eggs that was not there the day prior. Is it ok? I candled the egg and it is growing and moving. It is unbelievably hot and I'm doing what I can, I just hope the eggs aren't cooking!
    Last edited: Jul 21, 2016
  2. azygous

    azygous Free Ranging

    Dec 11, 2009
    Colorado Rockies
    It sounds like an egg cracked and yolk is oozing out. I would inspect it with a magnifying glass and if the egg is cracked, maybe consider tossing it out. Bacteria is likely to enter through a crack and that would be bad for a developing chick.

    Others may have differing opinions so don't do anything on my post alone.

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