Rotten egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by asianchicken, Jul 3, 2010.

  1. asianchicken

    asianchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    How do rotten eggs form?
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Just like every other egg. Becoming "rotten" involves the decay of the yolk, through time and lack of refrigeration. If an egg is incubated and the embryo doesn't form or dies during incubation, the embryo decays inside the shell.
     

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