Pores in shell?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by shelleyb1969, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    I have a few silkie eggs in my incubator...my first hatch! Anyway, they've only been in the bator for 2 days, but this morning when I turned them, on 2 of the eggs I noticed some small "pore" spots. They're on the small end of the eggs. These 2 eggs are white, and the remaining eggs are very light brown (there's not any spots on the brown eggs). Should I be worried? I know it's too early to do anything, but what exactly are these spots?
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Probably just the normal variations in eggs.

    If the eggs are seeping/weeping - ANY liquid leaking out then I'd take it out of the incubator ASAP.

    Otherwise leave it in. Sometimes very porous eggs will not develop, but they won't cause any problem either. I'd candle at day 10 and remove any that are clear at that point.

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