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QUESTIONS- Broken, stinky egg in bator!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Fourgirlsoneboy, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. Fourgirlsoneboy

    Fourgirlsoneboy Pullus Parvus

    Aug 16, 2009
    West Virginia
    BLEH! My second dd yells that she can see one of the eggs in the bator is broken. So I figure we should candle the rest while we get rid of it.

    So, do I do anything to clean the incubator? There is a drop of yuck on the metal wire and it is still pretty stinky. I ended up throwing 15 eggs that weren't good (almost all from the same batch-including the broken one). Will the chicks get sick from what is in there?

    I also couldn't see how the red stars eggs were doing- 1/2 of the egg looked dark, I just can't see through the shell. The lighter eggs were quite amazing though- we could see those little babies in there (its day 6 for us). What can I do about the rs? Just cross my fingers?

    Thanks all!

  2. jay1995

    jay1995 Songster

    Jan 27, 2009
    St. Augustine, Florida
    Just take a wet wrag and wipe it where the stuff dropped out. Dont leave it open for to long. It should not effect the eggs. Goodluck.

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