Stinky incubator? Will that kill all the eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by yook2000, May 9, 2011.

  1. yook2000

    yook2000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After I bought the egg turner, I only open my incubator twice a week to add water. Tonight I found the incubator was very stinky and had to check if any egg broken. I did find one broken egg, which had some yellow and black liquid leaking out. I have to take out all the eggs and clean the incubator very quickly. While after that, the incubator still smell not good. The broken egg was very smelly and made me sick. I am worried about the eggs in the incubator, as I know the smelly egg would send out H2S, which is poison. The birds were supposed to come out on this coming Thurday. I hope they would be ok.
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Your eggs should be ok, but the smell is stuck in there. Unfortunately.
     
  3. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    You could try bleaching it after the hatch is over. I add about a tablespoon of bleach in a small spray bottle amd spritz the incubator. Works for me... [​IMG]
     
  4. yook2000

    yook2000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is the 23rd, none of the bobwhite quail chicks comes out! [​IMG]
     

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