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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Break an Egg, Mar 24, 2011.

  1. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Songster

    Mar 17, 2008
    San Antonio
    My hen hatched some eggs, all but 1. She went to bed with her chicks and in the morning I saw that lone egg was kicked out of the nest, so I took it inside. I was wanting to open the egg up to see what was going on inside, so I took the end of a fork and hit the egg with it. Well, the hen knew what she was doing because when I hit that egg, it kinda blew and green stuff ran out, all smelling terrible.

    I couldn't get the smell out of my house for over an hour.

    That's the last time I mess with any eggs that my chickens don't even want to touch.

  2. Ms.FuzzyButts

    Ms.FuzzyButts Songster

    Sep 5, 2009
    North Alabama
    I'm Sorry!! [​IMG]
  3. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

    May 15, 2010
    Sorry for the smell [​IMG] But that is hilarious [​IMG] . I swear I'm not laughing at you....I'm laughing with you
  4. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Songster

    Dec 17, 2010
    Under Your bed
    [​IMG] [​IMG] I'm sorry! [​IMG] I just cracked one that had a blood ring in it, and I took it outside, for this reason.

    I'd just go with whatever the hen thinks about it next time [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2011
  5. kvmommy

    kvmommy Songster

    Jan 2, 2011
    [​IMG] it is kinda funny
  6. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Songster

    Mar 17, 2008
    San Antonio
    The sad part is it never occured to me that it could be rotten, I think I was a little euphoric from all the babies hatching.
  7. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

    Jan 8, 2011
    Tampa Area, Florida
    [​IMG] [​IMG]

  8. Bi0s

    Bi0s Songster

    Jan 22, 2009
    Bland County VA!!!!!
    [​IMG] yuckkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk [​IMG]
  9. Emmalion

    Emmalion Songster

    Mar 2, 2011
    Western Massachusetts
    [​IMG] is right..... I was terrified to open up my quitters. Thankfully they didn't smell.
  10. Seal them into a Ziploc before you break them, and do it outside just in case... that smell is *nasty*. [​IMG]

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