Hi I am very new to all of this but want to learn :)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by nnick, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. nnick

    nnick New Egg

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    I have eggs in the incubator 7 now and over the last two weeks I noticed two eggs turning color (mallard eggs ) I candled them all after 8 days and they were all good now it is day 19 ? Are the eggs bad? Or should I leave them??
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Post your question in the Incubation and Hatching section of the forum for the best response from experienced hatchers - good luck
     
  3. nnick

    nnick New Egg

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    Thank you
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Candle them again and smell them (I know it sounds weird, but do it anyway). If they look O.K. inside and are developing like they should leave them. if they don't look discard them and if you have the stomach for it eggtopsy them to see what's going on in there. Good luck!
     
  5. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC!!!! Glad you joined. [​IMG]
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, nnick, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard. X2 on the advice of 1muttsfan and sumi. Good luck and happy hatching!!!
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    nnick, welcome to BYC. I agree with Sumi. Give them the smell test. Rotten eggs give off a strong, noticeable odor.
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
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    Glad you joined us!!!
     
  9. Carcajou

    Carcajou Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. nnick

    nnick New Egg

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    Thanks for all the feedback and I will give it a shot :)
     

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