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Is a poopy egg going to be a problem?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by babsh, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. babsh

    babsh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2008
    I peeked under my broody hen today and saw that two of the eggs have quite a bit of poop smeared on them. (Maybe I shouldn't have given her those raisins!).

    Today is day 20. I candled them all midway through and I know the eggs were good then. What should I do? Leave it alone or try to clean it somehow? Will it affect the chick if one hatches out from it?

  2. Intheswamp

    Intheswamp Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2009
    South Alabama
    Quote:Day 20....I'd leave'em alone.

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