is something wrong ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by teresagarner, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. teresagarner

    teresagarner Hatching

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    I've candled eggs before.But with these eggs , when I candle them the inside of the egg is very splotchy..You can't tell from the outside..I also do not think that any of the 3 eggs are going to hatch but so hard to tell with all the splotching..
     
  2. SarahIrl

    SarahIrl Songster

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    Sounds like porous shells or bacterial growth. Is it like spotty dark patches (porous shells, might be ok to develop and hatch but watch humidity like a hawk) or like dull large blobs (bacterial growth inside egg, caused by late collection, dirty eggs or insufficient strage)?
     
  3. teresagarner

    teresagarner Hatching

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    I can't think that is was bacterial growth.She had just laid the eggs,,they were still warm..How do you fix pourous eggs ?Feed the chickens differently ?
     

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