what would cause death ducks on last day fully formed in darker liquid

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by newbiechickenowner, May 5, 2011.

  1. newbiechickenowner

    newbiechickenowner Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 28, 2009
    Georgia, VT
    All were active and moving on day 25, but, 6 didn't pip. I opened them up and they were dead in shell with a thickish kind of liquid around them...one was smelly, the others a darker fluid. Looked just fine, but this liquid? anyone have any idea what might have happened? I had 14 hatch EARLY! 6 hatch normally and 8 that I have had to help today...none with this weird liquid..... any ideas?

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