"Sloshing" in incubated eggs

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by jamieleonard, Nov 2, 2016.

  1. jamieleonard

    jamieleonard New Egg

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    Hi, I have a hen who was sitting on 6 eggs. She hatched 3 and "abandoned" the rest. I grabbed them as soon as I noticed to put into incubator. They were cold when I grabbed them. I have candlesticked them and when I move the egg, the insides seem to slosh around.
    I don't remember this when I incubated my first batch.
    Does this mean the babies have died? Should I just quit?
     
  2. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    If it's sloshing around like liquid their eggs are rotten
     
  3. jamieleonard

    jamieleonard New Egg

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    That's what I'm thinking. There are somewhat developed chicks in there, they just slosh around inside the egg. Not held firm.
     
  4. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    Yeah they are no good. Toss them
     

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