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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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

  8. Bi0s

    Bi0s Songster

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    [​IMG] yuckkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk [​IMG]
     
  9. Emmalion

    Emmalion Songster

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    [​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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