Red Blood Rng

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Roxannemc, May 26, 2012.

  1. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Songster

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    What causes a red blood ring? Is it bad or good?( I have a feeling its bad)

    I see it i think on 2 of my hatching eggs.They are on day 8 today. The eggs are brown and my flashlight isnt that good so its a little hard to tell what i am seeing but it pretty much looks like the red blood ring i saw in someones photo sort of around the egg in the middle The eggs are 3/4 dark,I could see that so it seems like something is in there. Dont know for sure.
    Anyone? Thanks ahead
     
  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Songster

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    Blood rings are a sign that your chick is dead. Remove any of those so they do not explode in the incubator. If you really are not sure if they are good or not give them a little bit longer and re candle.
     
  3. nurse_turtle

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    The blood ring is reportedly caused by bacterial invasion. The egg is bad, toss it.
     
  4. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Songster

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    Thanks so much for the info I had no idea what it was.
     

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