smelly bater

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jmantoo1, May 16, 2007.

  1. jmantoo1

    jmantoo1 Songster

    Apr 11, 2007
    i have 3 geese eggs in my bater and they smell more than my bater with 30 eggs in it do goose eggs smell more my other bater has no smell i candled them today and all looked well they are any ideas:th
  2. SkeeredChicken

    SkeeredChicken Songster

    Feb 27, 2007
    Orlando, Florida
    are you sure the eggs are good? When I incubated my quail eggs, they smelled a bit. I think they were kept in cage too long. Some of them had poo on them. So I guess it has to do with the way the eggs were kept before incubation.
  3. pipermark

    pipermark Songster

    Jan 26, 2007
    You may have an egg with bacteria, if they are old enough to candle do so, if its bactieria it will show up as a dark mass. Gently immediatley , bacteria eggs will explode. If it does wash with hot water and anti-bacterial soap.
  4. jimnjay

    jimnjay Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    I agree with Pipermark, eggs should not smell bad during incubation. Make sure there is not one that is oozing.

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