How to take away BAD fertile eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by daidyducks, May 30, 2012.

  1. daidyducks

    daidyducks Chirping

    Feb 24, 2011
    My pekin girl sat on her 12 or so eggs for a few weeks but only for about half a day each day. Recently I've noticed she hasn't been sitting on them and I have been smelling a funky "rotten" smell from her coop.
    I went to check if maybe it was the eggs and turns out it was.
    Some eggs have a greenish look inside, (I can see from the shell) and some just smell really bad as you get near them.
    I candle lit them...more like flash light lot, and half are just regular eggs while the other 6 seem to have had a .... duckling forming but didn't quite make it due to her quitting/stopping laying..

    Now I don't know what to do. Should I take them all away since she doesn't lay on them at all? Or will she be sad, depressed, angry....?

    Any help would be appreciated! Thanks!!
  2. billw

    billw Chirping

    Oct 25, 2011
    WA Coast
    Remove them or they will break and foul the nest.

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