Help!! Weeping??? Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jeaucamom, Jan 19, 2008.

  1. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Songster

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
    I just set my EE eggs that were lost in the mail and arrived with 2 smashed. There is one maybe two that are already "weeping" they have litttle liquid dots on them. Do I take them out??? Do I rinse off and put back in? They have only been in the incubator for half an hour???? Thanks, Suz
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Is the weeping condensation? I wouldn't touch the bator for now, let them heat up for a few good long hours first and see if the "weeping" goes away.
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Did you let them rest for 24 hours at room temp after you got them?
  4. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Songster

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
    I only let them rest for 6 hours. They were already almost 7 days old and thought that 6 hours would be sufficient. And too late, I took it out and it was all sticky like it was egg white. I candled it and it was super porous. Waaaaa another one down [​IMG]
  5. jab91864

    jab91864 Songster

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    I had a couple weepers in the batch I have in the bator now... they started to ooze less than 48 hrs in. I pitch those puppies right away cuz they're gonna be stinkers.

    Best of luck with the rest !!!

    Julie [​IMG]
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Might want to candle the rest and discard any with hairline cracks.

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