I think something's weird on egg.

Discussion in 'Quail' started by savannahRoos22, Oct 17, 2017.

  1. savannahRoos22

    savannahRoos22 Songster

    Oct 13, 2017
    I have button quail and they've been in the incubator 18 days. It looks like something's growing on one. Help please! I want to know why they're hatching late or why they've died so late. And I really want to know what is growing on the outside or what it is. Here's my image IMG_3131.JPG IMG_3131.JPG

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  2. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Free Ranging

    Jun 23, 2013
    The Big Island/Hawaii
    Does it smell? Looks like the egg is "oozing" which means it's probably rotten :( Is it only this egg or on all? No clue as to the incubation of quail eggs but if it's smelly & oozing, it's probably rotten. Rotten eggs "explode" so you need to remove them & get them out of the house. My experience with geese eggs....

    Hopefully someone with quail experience will pip in soon....
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  3. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crowing

    Jul 13, 2017
    Northport WA
    Looks like mold
  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Crossing the Road Premium Member

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    It appears to be mold and also rotten, oozing egg. What's your humidity been set at? Did you sanitize the bator before setting the eggs? This bacteria/mold could be killing the embryos before they hatch.

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