Silver Duckwing Bantum! never done this before...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by FamilyFarm6, Sep 12, 2014.

  1. FamilyFarm6

    FamilyFarm6 Hatching

    Sep 12, 2014
    Our little lady laid 9 eggs and was nesting perfectly until a windstorm blew all but one egg to the ground...
    :( The lone survivor was not accepted by mom, so not knowing what to do, we put it in a plastic dish basin with some shavings.
    I read some info online, and tried my best to keep proper moisture and heat. There is a crack in the small end (not where air sac is) that we misinterpreted as a pip at the start of the week, but no further activity until today.
    At the larger end there is oozing today. Its clear/reddish...can anyone tell me if this is a good or bad sign??
    Any advice would be greatly appreciated!!
  2. Wisher1000

    Wisher1000 Bama Biddy

    Mar 31, 2010
    Tuscaloosa County, Alabama
    Take a sniff and you will likely have no doubt that it is time to toss that one. Seeping and cracks at the small end are never good. Sorry. [​IMG]

    When I say toss, I really mean gently place it in a zip lock bag, seal it well, and place it in the outside garbage can.
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2014

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