Worried Sick,should I give up???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by FluffyColor, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. FluffyColor

    FluffyColor Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2009
    Queens, NY
    Hello,
    I am doing an experiment on Cage-Free Store Bought Eggs.I am on Day 3 and really worried.The threads i've read on here are discouraging me more every second.And today the eggs are starting to smell!!Should I giive up???I really don't want to be the obly one hatching that doesn't have any chicks.If I get no answers or mostly "no chance"answers by tonight I'm giving up.[​IMG] HELP!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. Mrs.Puff

    Mrs.Puff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EEEWWWW. Throw those eggs out! They are rotten.
     
  3. FluffyColor

    FluffyColor Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2009
    Queens, NY
    Mrs.Puff :

    EEEWWWW. Throw those eggs out! They are rotten.

    They don't smell BAD.They just have a smell.And eggs from a friend of mine had the same smell....before 14 of them hatched.​
     
  4. MissJenny

    MissJenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG, you are only on Day 3 -- give them at least till Day 10 when you can candle them and see what's going on. What could it hurt -- a week, just a scant seven days. If you toss in the towel now yo may be tossing viable babies.

    Jenny
     
  5. FluffyColor

    FluffyColor Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2009
    Queens, NY
    But they are store bought.From WalMart.
     
  6. Mrs.Puff

    Mrs.Puff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, day three is pretty early. Eggs do sometimes have a little bit of a funny smell, but rotten eggs are REALLY stinky. By day 7 you should be able to candle and see a chick starting to form. If the egg looks cloudy, it's a stinker. IF you are seriously impatient, you can crack one open to look, but I wouldn't do this unless you want to cry (either from the smell, or the death of your little live chickie).
     
  7. FluffyColor

    FluffyColor Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2009
    Queens, NY
    Do you really think i'm impaitent enough to crack one open???And then I open it to find veins.It's day three.I'm not going to call it quits until Sept.24 (Day 26).So should I just ignore all the discouraging threads and hope for the best??
     
  8. jthayerkatz

    jthayerkatz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hope for the best until there is no hope left, I NEVER remove an egg until day ten with no development.
    Be strong and keep going!!! [​IMG]
     

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