Is it Bad OR Am I Crazy?!?!(PICS)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hollymh, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    I have an egg on day 14, egg "F", I'm attached to it, it was the first one to have a noticible embryo! Any how, today it's much different, I can see movement(I think, maybe my imagination) but it looks like it's,well I don't know how to describe it... It looks like a blood spot, the air sac was weird to start with but I just don't want to cull it... So, should I cull it or wait, and if I do wait will it start to smell prior to weeping or exploding? I need the push over the egde here, I don't know what to do about it!
     
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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I'd wait till day 18.

    I'm a believer in only candling once or twice. Day 8, Day 18 if you have to for the iffys.
     
  3. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

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    I agree, when in doubt wait a day or two and recandle.
     
  4. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    Here are some pics of the questionable egg... It looks a lil different in person, but you get the idea...

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  5. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    Quote:Normally I would, but as you can see above this egg is just werid, it's like nothing I have ever seen! I'm at a loss, becuase I will be devestated if it contaminates my other eggs
     
  6. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    Anyone have any idea? I want it out of my bator if it's bad [​IMG]
     
  7. chilling in muscadine

    chilling in muscadine { I love being disfunctual }

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    I would give it more time and see what happens. Day 14 is still early. Good luck!
     
  8. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    Well, I checked baby "F" today and I could see blood smears throughout the egg so I did a break-out analysis and he was dead perfectly formed and all... All other 5 babies are ok though, so wish me luck [​IMG]
     
  9. michiganlarry

    michiganlarry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Being a first timer I wanted to know if eggs will weep or anything before they explode. I have these visions of rotten egg all over the carpet in the basement.
     

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