Should i keep these eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pek, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. pek

    pek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have four eggs on the 27 day, i think one has died and the other have rather large dark places on them, and they smell like normal eggs just a little plasticy form the incubator [​IMG] [​IMG] . Should i keep them and see what happens? i have six other eggs in there on the 5 day so keeping the incubator on is not a problem. i can post some pictures of candling if that would help.
     
  2. CrazyCatNChickenLady

    CrazyCatNChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd toss them and fast. I'd worry about bacteria getting to the new fresh eggs. I always sanitize my incubator in between sets too. I usually pull the plug at day 24 but know some people wait a day or 2 longer. Also have you ever had an egg explode on you? Not pretty and it would probably ruin all your new eggs..
     
  3. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree toss them,

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  4. pek

    pek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah that was what i was thinking
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I agree toss the eggs.
     
  6. debs_flock

    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    Just to be certain, are they chicken eggs?

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  7. pek

    pek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:the old ones are chicken and bantams but the old ones are chicken and NOT bantams
     
  8. debs_flock

    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    Well bantam chickens are still chicken eggs.

    I only asked because most duck eggs have an incubation period of 28 days. I just wanted to make sure everyone wasn't telling you to throw out the eggs and they were actually duck eggs.

    But chicken eggs at 28 days, yes I would dispose of them.................sealed in something, ick.

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    Deb
     

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