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Removing Bad Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CoalLucker, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. CoalLucker

    CoalLucker Chirping

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    One of my broods was sitting on 7 eggs and only one ended up hatching out. Should I remove the other eggs or what would be better?
     

  2. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Free Ranging

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    candle them to see if any are alive....
     
  3. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Free Ranging

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    how long ago did she abandon eggs?
     
  4. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    I thought on one of your other multiple threads you said 9 eggs originally, and some may still be alive?

    If its actually just day 22, maybe the hen spent a little more time off the nest and they could still be ok. Candling them with a good bright light should be able to help you determine what to do.
     
  5. CoalLucker

    CoalLucker Chirping

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    It was 9 but I determined 2 for sure were bad.
     
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  6. Beer can

    Beer can Free Ranging

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    Be very careful when you remove them, they sometimes explode :sick
     
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