I think something's weird on egg.

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

  1. savannahRoos22

    savannahRoos22 Songster

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    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

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    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

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    Looks like mold
     
  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Crossing the Road Premium Member

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    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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