Sorry Im so full of questions... but...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Stumper, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. Stumper

    Stumper Out Of The Brooder

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    I am on day 18 of my incubation and I noticed one of my Barred rock eggs has developed dark spots on it.. Should I remove it from the incubator? Is it a bad egg?
     
  2. heritagehabitatfarms

    heritagehabitatfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    have you candled it to see if there is a chick in it???
     
  3. Stumper

    Stumper Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes.. its about 2/3 dark and I can see the vein mass.. The spots sorta look like freckles.. Would hate to lose my eggs to contamination this far along.[​IMG]
     
  4. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    The dark spots do not mean it's a bad egg. If it doesn't stink, or is not weeping, then just leave it in.

    Hey, welcome to BYC!
     
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Growing chick and vein network means leave it be. If it were a bad egg, you would see a blood ring or no development at all. I think you'll be fine. [​IMG]
     

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