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Weird Smelling Egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Pixo, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. Pixo

    Pixo In the Brooder

    Apr 7, 2017

    I've been incubating two different batches of eggs for a week now. All of them I got from one hen but about 5 had already been under her for a while before I transferred them to the incubator. The egg that is farthest along, based on my primitive candling techniques, seems to have developed an odd smell. This is really my first time hatching eggs and I was wondering if all eggs should smell like this because it's just from the chick in its final stage of development or if the chick has died and I should get it out of the incubator

    Last edited: Apr 8, 2017

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