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What's Inside a Bacterial Ring Egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ravie, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. Ravie

    Ravie Songster

    Aug 4, 2010
    Greenfield, Indiana
    I have an egg that I am 90% certain has gone bad. My hen began sitting on the large brown egg 8 days ago. I candeled it today and saw two stationary dots surrounded by a red ring. There are no visible blood vessels. The area around the dots is cloudy and dark. I want to crack this egg open to see if I am wrong. My concern is that the egg would be full of disgusting rot. I want to learn, not throw up or have it explode in my face!

  2. NYRIR

    NYRIR Songster

    May 13, 2010
    Whenever I get an egg like that, I toss it....fully intact. I would imagine if it has been only eight days you should be able to crack it open and not wear it though.

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