I smell a rotten egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by adorable, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. adorable

    adorable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For about 2 days now,when i open the bator i can smell something wasnt right.Because this was the first time for me ,having a smelly egg.I wasnt sure which one it is or how to go about it. But i also heard if you dont it can explode ,[​IMG]..That i dont want. So what i did i started to smell every egg. Dont laugh. I think i found it but i am not to sure. I really hope i got the right egg and not throwing out a good egg. IS there any other suggestions on how to do this. ?
     
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  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    How long have they been in? You can candle them...and make sure the one you are throwing out is not viable. (growing) I do the same thing tho...I will follow my nose...then candle.
     
  3. adorable

    adorable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did that i candle it. But i was growing at one point. I was wondering does anyone knows how long it takes to smell a rotten egg. These eggs are about 2 weeks old.
     
  4. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    That's what I do is a sniff test you can smell the bad egg.

    Steve in NC
     

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