HELP HELP HELP - DUCK EGGS

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jeslynrain, May 20, 2016.

  1. jeslynrain

    jeslynrain New Egg

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    Hello! Okay so, I am incubating four baby duck eggs that I got from a local hatchery. They are on day 12, and one has a black square in the middle of the egg that looks like blood when candling. Also the egg sort of smells really bad. Did the egg die? Or is this normal? Thanks!
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    :welcome! It sounds like it died :( Any bad smell is never a good sign, and if the veins disintegrated that means it definitely quit, sorry. Do you have a picture of what you're seeing?
     
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    jeslynrain New Egg

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    This is my first time hatching duck eggs and it looks like it's still developing but I'm not sure. Here is a picture but I will send some more.

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  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Can you take a picture of it while you're candling? That'll be the best way to tell, but egg discoloration is never a good sign :(
     

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