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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 Songster

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    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?

    Barb
     

  2. Intheswamp

    Intheswamp Songster

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    Quote:Day 20....I'd leave'em alone.
     

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