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Egg #1-no movement
Egg #2-no movement
Egg #3-major movement
It's hard to say from just these pics, but I would leave them all in for now and see how they look at next candling. They do sleep alot as embryos and sometimes don't move when candled, but the next time they'll be awake and swimming away. It's also possible they could have died of course, but don't lose hope just yet! After all they've been through it would be a real shame to lose them now, but at least you do have the one that is still looking good. I'll keep my fingers crossed for these other two!
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Yep, I agree with Orca 100%
This morning when I candled I didn't see movement in 2 of the 3 eggs I have left. All 3 of the eggs look different when I candled. The 3rd egg has major movement and the embryo looks larger. The other 2 look different. Can someone please tell me what you think? sorry for so many post and questions.
Do not be sorry about the number of posts. We learn as we try to help. What you post may help someone else. Keep posting. Considering what these eggs have gone through I am amazed that any show movement. Like the others have posted, leave the eggs in the incubator and hope for the best. Good luck.
Edited by nchls school - 11/6/15 at 8:05am
That looks like a bullseye to me, so it does appear to be fertile. It would just be a tiny white dot if it were infertile. The first few are not duds, they can absolutely be fertile. I checked both of my Cayuga girls' first few eggs this past Spring and all were fertile.