1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Sweating egg during lockdown

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickeneer45, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. chickeneer45

    chickeneer45 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 17, 2012
    What do I do? Do i risk opening the incubator to remove the egg? Its day 20 and no pips so far... Should i risk it or leave it??
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    I would be inclined to take it out really fast. If it is a rotting egg and explodes when other chicks bump it you are going to have one heck of a mess.
  3. TweetyNPetey

    TweetyNPetey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Take it out and toss it. You definitely don't need rotten egg goo on your other eggs!

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by