Lockdown and Smelly!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CakePrincess21, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. CakePrincess21

    CakePrincess21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so i take took look at my chicks and the eggs are moving. [​IMG] Then i sniffed and [​IMG] did it smell. they r on lock down would i be able to candle to see which one it is or sniff each one without touching them??
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gotta sniff each one and remove the culprit before it explodes and you risk the whole hatch.
     
  3. CakePrincess21

    CakePrincess21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    will it be ok to open the incubator. Also they all have the smell! What do i do?[​IMG]
     
  4. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Opening the bator should be ok

    you have to smell each one
    1 by 1

    you will get the one that really ...really smells , you will notice the diference
     
  5. ReikiStar

    ReikiStar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Opening the 'bator to remove a bad egg is far far less damaging than leaving the egg in there to explode and contaminate the healthy eggs with bacteria.

    Just be careful handling the eggs. [​IMG]
     
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  6. CakePrincess21

    CakePrincess21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I smelled each one and they smell fine there ws one that had a funny smell i candled theres a live chick in there. Now what? [​IMG]
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    If any are oozing or leaking, remove them.
     
  8. CakePrincess21

    CakePrincess21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    none are. They are all clean and theres no dripping?What should i do? [​IMG]
     
  9. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    did u candle all of them? r u sure its the eggs smelling and not ur incubator?
     
  10. CakePrincess21

    CakePrincess21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no i thought u couldnt candle once in lockdown. The incubattor is new. i did have 3 rotten eggs that were smelling in day 7. maybe the smell got stuck inside? [​IMG]
     

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