So many with a blood ring?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tallyho, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. tallyho

    tallyho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put 14 eggs into the incubator. 4 still look good on day 7. 6 have a blood ring and 4 were completely clear. Of the 6, 5 were of 1 breed. I am scrupulous about cleaning the incubator after a hatch and then again before hatching. Doesn't 6 red rings of death sound like a lot? Any ideas why? Should I shut down the 'bator, sterilize and put the good eggs back in?
     
  2. lotzahenz

    lotzahenz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    I am interested in the answer to this. I have a question, were the eggs shipped? My thoughts are your parent stock has some problem though. Here's a bump.
     
  3. tallyho

    tallyho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, the eggs were shipped x-country. Out of 7 of 1 breed I have 1 developing and out of 7 of the other I have 3. I have never had so many blood rings. One, maybe, per hatch. Before I stuck them in the incubator I could see about 4 detached air cell and that's after letting them sit for 24 hours.
     

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