are eggs suppose to have this in them?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Poultrybonkers, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    a line that goes through it?
     
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:It is fertile.
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    yea thats normal and its developing nicely...i hope mine are like that. all those lines are vains the little thing inside that the lines connect to is the baby chick and then the yolk gives you that outline
     
  5. Poultrybonkers

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    Quote:phew! come tuesday they go on lockdown hopefully I do it right. [​IMG]
     
  6. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

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    Quote:phew! come tuesday they go on lockdown hopefully I do it right. [​IMG]

    When did you take the video? If this week, those eggs are no where near going in to lockdown. When ready for lockdown, the egg should be mostly dark and filled with chick.
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    It looks like a healthy egg, albeit one that's been incubated 5-7 days. No where near ready for lockdown.
     
  8. Poultrybonkers

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    Quote:phew! come tuesday they go on lockdown hopefully I do it right. [​IMG]

    When did you take the video? If this week, those eggs are no where near going in to lockdown. When ready for lockdown, the egg should be mostly dark and filled with chick.

    that video was taken the oct 17 I put them in Oct 8th
     
  9. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I also set some eggs on Oct. 8th. They go into lockdown on Oct.26th and due to hatch on Oct. 29th. Here is my hatch calendar.

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  10. hdowden

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    lockdown for you would be on the 26th (wensday)...that would have made the egg 9 days old. you dont go into lockdown till day 18 of incubation and temp should be around 99-100 with humidity bumbed up to 65 at least for lockdown

    heres the hatch calender i made on paint

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