Are my eggs dead or are they growing up? i'm not sure, im new at this.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GOSPELSOLDIER, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. GOSPELSOLDIER

    GOSPELSOLDIER Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :/These are my eggs im not sure which is good and which is not , im trying to follow the byc larning giude but i cant tell they dont look like any from the pics they have at the learning center....please leave comments and suggestions on what or which is what?...thank you...[​IMG]


    and one question i wanted to put in an incubator eggs that my red had layed two days ago, but temps here in ct were low 30's these last couple days, so are they still incubator capable or are they just breakfast ready?[​IMG]



    thank you guys, and or gals...[​IMG]

    this is egg number 4
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    this is egg number 1
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    this is number 3[​IMG]
     
  2. doodledoo

    doodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long have they been in the incubator?
     
  3. GOSPELSOLDIER

    GOSPELSOLDIER Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this is number 5
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    this is number 12
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    this is number 11
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    this is egg number 9
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    this is egg number 13

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    and this is number 8
    this one seems to be moving around inside so i know this one is good
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  4. GOSPELSOLDIER

    GOSPELSOLDIER Chillin' With My Peeps

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    by the way these are 11 days old well since they have been in the incubator
     
  5. doodledoo

    doodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say that 1, 4, 5 and 13 are not developing but the rest look like they could be to me but it is hard to tell by the pictures. Do you see veins inside the eggs?
     
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  6. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Okay, i'm not a total expert like some of the folks around here, but from my two years of hatching experience, i would say that nobody is home in eggs 5 and 13. Eggs 1,4, and 3 are questionable, so were it me, i would leave them in and then candle again in a couple days. If you don't see any progress then you can pull them out. You definitely have something going on with the others. Looks like a very good hatch. Congratulations!

    On your red hen's eggs, i would give it a shot at incubating them. Shipped eggs go through a lot, temperature changes and whatnot, and they are many times still viable. So i feel your hen's eggs have a chance.

    By the way, GREAT pics of the egg candling. Those are difficult images to capture.
     
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  7. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

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    Quote:Can't see 4, but 1, 5 and 13 look to be clear.
     
  8. Scraps

    Scraps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    End of a dirt road...
    Here's a pic I just took of my egg thats on day 10. Its a little blurry but you can see the veins..

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  9. GOSPELSOLDIER

    GOSPELSOLDIER Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i do see veins in pretty much all of them excepet in numbers 5 and 13 but they too have a darker side to them yet not as dark as the others nor as many visible vains ...im doubtful...so should i still keep them in there or withdrawl them...

    and thanks for such quick responses...now im not too scared i lost all the babies..thanks...

    these babies are all from this guy here..bought them from a breeder online...[​IMG]



    thanks everyone....
     
  10. doodledoo

    doodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you can veins in them then I would not give up hope. [​IMG]
     

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