incubating and colds do not mix

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by klf73, Sep 18, 2008.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    I have had a terrible head cold for days now. My nose has finally started working today, somewhat. I opened my bator to turn my eggs and got a quick whiff of it, a bad egg. So now I carefully pull out the 4 dozen eggs in the bator. I grab the tissues so I could keep my nose clean enough to smell. I couldn't ask anyone else in the house as they all have colds. I was lucky to find it rather quick, second egg [​IMG] . Of course I had to go through the rest to make sure there were no more. I would have been devastated to lose this batch, so glad I caught it. I had never thought my cold could have compromised my hatch.
  2. spookykim

    spookykim Songster

    Jul 16, 2008
    good thing your sniffer started to work when it did [​IMG] . that could have been nasty [​IMG]

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