It stinks in my incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dadsdeercamp, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. dadsdeercamp

    dadsdeercamp Say goodnight gracie

    Sep 24, 2010
    Mora MN.
    I have 67 quail eggs on day 8 and atleast 1 is bad how do i find the bad egg? [​IMG]
     
  2. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Quote:sniff around and see where it stinks most. Individually pick up all the eggs in that area and give 'em a sniff!! You will definitely be able to tell which one is that bad one.
    Good luck, but dont wait!
     
  3. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:sniff around and see where it stinks most. Individually pick up all the eggs in that area and give 'em a sniff!! You will definitely be able to tell which one is that bad one.
    Good luck, but dont wait!

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  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i hate the stinch of rotten egg but sniffing is going to be the best way to find the rotten one...i havent incubated before but i know how to find rotten eggs though
     
  5. dadsdeercamp

    dadsdeercamp Say goodnight gracie

    Sep 24, 2010
    Mora MN.
    Thanks I found two went through all 67 one had a hole in it and the other one stunk real bad.
     
  6. lemondsm

    lemondsm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad you found it before it exploded on you. My first hatch ever I had one explode on my face. I thought I was going to pass out. It smelled so bad we had to open all the windows and doors and leave for a few hours. Terrible experience. The wife almost banned me from incubating eggs.
     
  7. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I haven't had this happen yet but I know it's coming....everytime I go to the bator....I start sniffing...LOL
     

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