How to take away BAD fertile eggs?

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

  1. daidyducks

    daidyducks Chirping

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    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

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    Remove them or they will break and foul the nest.
     

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