HELP Lockdown is tonight, DO I TOSS THIS EGG IS IT DEAD EVEN?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bantam Username, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. Bantam Username

    Bantam Username Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eeeek, 2 days ago I had 4 wrigglers, tonight we are about to go into lockdown and 1 egg no longer has any visible veins just some blotchy red marks? Is it definately dead as it was fine and dandy 2 days ago, do I risk leaving it in there when it might explode or do I take it out when it could still be alive? What do I do? Please help!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. RachaelS

    RachaelS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are 110% sure it is dead take it out, but if there is a chance AND it does not stink I don't think it would explode in the little time you have left. I let my parents use my bator and when I checked on them my dad said one was dead because it stank, I asked him for how long and he said about a week!!!!! I told him to take out asap so as not to ruin my bator :-(
     
  3. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:When they are ready to hatch the egg will be full and you might be able to see movement around the air sac. If you saw a full egg, leave it in the incubator. Good Luck Michele
     
  4. Bantam Username

    Bantam Username Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah well, lock down was last night and no one replied then so I took it out. Hope it really was dead then. [​IMG]
     
  5. clairabean

    clairabean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It should ahve been full, like you can not see a thing, if it was ready to hatch. By the sounds of it, it stopped developing awhile ago.
     

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