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I candled the eggs to early

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I candled the eggs at what I thought was day 10. I took out the infertile ones. Then the next day I looked at my calender and it said candle eggs on a date 3 days later than when I had candles them.

Do you think I could of thrown out eggs that were developing? I checked really well and it didn't look like there were any veins or anything. Now I feel guilty that I might have thrown out a developing chick. sad.png
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Unless the shells are extremely dark, veining will be readily visible at day 10.  Some candle far earlier than that.  I doubt that you discarded any fertile eggs.

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post #3 of 5
It is possible that they were starting to but by day 7 you should be able to see some veining.
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Most times you can see the veining at 5 days, some at 4, if you candled 7 days in you would have seen development.
I have 1 fat cat, and raise true black/blue, silver, white and wheaten Ameraucanas, runmpless araucana, Olive eggers, speckled sussex, wheaten and copper marans, lavender orpingtons, 1 pet delaware hen, white crested and buff laced polish, 1 pet barred rock hen,1 ring neck cock pheasant, 6 ring neck hens, 4 guinea fowl, a smorgasbord of turkeys, 2 kids, and 1 husband.
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I have 1 fat cat, and raise true black/blue, silver, white and wheaten Ameraucanas, runmpless araucana, Olive eggers, speckled sussex, wheaten and copper marans, lavender orpingtons, 1 pet delaware hen, white crested and buff laced polish, 1 pet barred rock hen,1 ring neck cock pheasant, 6 ring neck hens, 4 guinea fowl, a smorgasbord of turkeys, 2 kids, and 1 husband.
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Ok and thank you
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