Throwing out eggs.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Wyandotte96, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. Wyandotte96

    Wyandotte96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was tossing out eggs that didn't hatch and I was cracking them open to see if they were fertile, and the one when I cracked it open I saw blood and there was a chick in there. When I was incubating them I needed to turn it up a little and I felt like when I turned it that it didn't turn so kept turning it. I looked it was 120 I turned it down again I looked it was 80 i fixed it and it was at 99.5 and the spike and cooling was in the same day.So my question is did I kill it by cracking open the shell or was it already dead. The chick was towards the final stages.





    thanks

    Corey
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    IMO once it got over 104 for any length of time it probably died.
     
  3. Wyandotte96

    Wyandotte96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay I just would have felt bad knowing that it was me.
     

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