Infertile eggs in the incubator...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ascott1978, May 2, 2008.

  1. ascott1978

    ascott1978 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry if this question has been posted before (I did try a "search").

    I have a LG 9200 incubator first off. Anyway, I candled my 14 day old eggs and found 2 of the 41 eggs to be suspicious. I'm pretty sure one is dead and the other "may have" died around a week or so ago. But!! I'm a newbie to hatching and I'm afraid I'm wrong about the fertility.

    So... How much harm is there in just leaving them in there?

    They are due to hatch on the 9th of May.
     
    Last edited: May 2, 2008
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    If they aren't weeping, seeping a liquid and do not have a funky smell in your bator you can leave them in... just watch for these signs that can lead to an egg exploding...I've never had one explode but hear its not a nice thing that happens..I have had a funky smelling one and took it out really fast!!..

    Use your own judgement.....
     
  3. ascott1978

    ascott1978 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, that sound like good advise. [​IMG]
     

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