HELP! What is causing this?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DesertFarmer16, Mar 2, 2017.

  1. DesertFarmer16

    DesertFarmer16 Just Hatched

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    I've started incubation and all the eggs are on day 3 all I've started noticing red blush marks. The eggs are being turned an odd number of times a day quite frequently and I've never seen this before! What is causing it and what can I do? :( [​IMG]
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Interesting! I have never seen anything like that. There's no way it is transfer from someone's hands? I'm curious to see what others will say.
     
  3. Eps32

    Eps32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive incubated 1000s of eggs never seen that has to be something you touched rubbed off on them would be my guess maybe there too hot too close to the heat source really I have no idea lol
     
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  4. DesertFarmer16

    DesertFarmer16 Just Hatched

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    The fact that nobody knows is actually super reassuring because it means chances are it's nothing and I'm an over worried hatcher currently! Haha thanks guys!
     
  5. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    I clicked on your picture to enlarge it to get a better look. It seems that you have a lot of humidity going on in there.
     
  6. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree---a lot of humidity.


    DesertFarmer16

    What is the temp inside? Is it getting way to hot?
     
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  7. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    How would I know what your temperature inside is? I'm not there to see. You should have a thermometer in there, and it should read 99.5F.
     
  8. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    I quoted you because I agreed with the humidity---the rest of the message was meant for the OP, Sorry.
     
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