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Are these developing right? day 6 pics attached

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SkyeAus, Oct 28, 2015.

  1. SkyeAus

    SkyeAus Out Of The Brooder

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    These were put in the Bator on friday afternoon so I *think* that makes them day 6?
    Sorry I'm new to this so please correct me if I'm wrong!!
     
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    [​IMG] photo editing to see better :)
     
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  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Day 1 is after a full 24 hours of incubation. So if you set on a Friday afternoon day 1 would be Saturday afternoon, day 2 would be Sunday afternoon, day 3 would be Monday afternoon and so forth.

    I think I see veins in your egg but the pic is not that clear. Can you see veins in the egg?? If so then the egg is viable and developing.
     
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  5. RubyNala97

    RubyNala97 Overrun With Chickens

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    Also, sometimes it helps to candle the eggs from the fat end down. You can hold the light right over the air cell and then gently move it a little to each side. I see the most when I candle this way.
     
  6. SkyeAus

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    They have veins, and a black dot. There's one brown egg though and I can't tell with that one. I've got some I put in on the 26th also, they all have veins too!! Hopefully I get at least one hatch lol, I'm using a really old incubator. The temp on the instructions says they should be at 103° that's not right though is it?
     
  7. Lamancha

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    That egg looks good. You need to candle in a darker room. Try doing it after dark, it makes a huge difference. 103 is to warm. If it's a still air stick to 101 - 102, but that all depends on where the thermometers are in the incubator, and at what level they are reading the temperature. Good luck.
     

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