Are They Fertile?

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by AmySx, Jun 23, 2016.

  1. AmySx

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    What do people think? I'm new to incubating and this group too, so not too are what I'm looking at, currently on day 8..
     
  2. AmySx

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  3. AmySx

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  4. Kim Z

    Kim Z Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any pics?
     
  5. AmySx

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  6. AmySx

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    Says my post is being held for moderation? I'll keep trying to upload them x
     
  7. Kim Z

    Kim Z Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A bit hard to make out but at day eight you should see a spderweb like network of blood vessels and a small floating embryo. As long as the eggs don't look clear (candle an unincubated egg as reference) keep them. Check again in a few days to see if there are changes. Try numbering the eggs and jotting down a few notes about what you see in each. Also trace the air sac outline with soft pencil on the egg and make sure it is slowly getting bigger as the days go by.

    There is a ton of info to read about incubating and egg development here and in other sites.

    Have fun!
     
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  8. Kim Z

    Kim Z Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome @AmySx

    Would you be able to get a pic of the egg with the light shining down on it from the fat (air cell) end of the egg please? Like this ~

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  10. AmySx

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    I've not yet seen any blood vessels which is why I'm a bit concerned but compared to the other eggs this one definitely has something going on in there, I'll get another picture of the top part and see if any show. Thanks for the help!
     

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