bad egg???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MyNameIs86, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. MyNameIs86

    MyNameIs86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So i candled again and found two bad eggs i think...
    They both have embryos but they dont seem to be moving.
    They also have a darker red vein going around the center of the egg horizontally...

    Should i toss???
     
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2012
  2. Meara

    Meara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It sounds like they are dead and the ring is what's called a "blood ring". I think it's caused by the growth of bacteria once the embryo is dead. It's probably safe to go ahead and toss them. You could wait another day or two if you want to be extra sure.
     
  3. Ilovemyduckies

    Ilovemyduckies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What day are they on? There's really no way to say for sure until I know what day they are on.
     
  4. MyNameIs86

    MyNameIs86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today is Day 12....
    I checked em yesterday night and there was a deep red vein around the middle of the egg. no movement compared to the other 10 eggs.
     
  5. Ilovemyduckies

    Ilovemyduckies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, well, keep it in there for a little longer. If it doesn't get bigger, or the veins drop to the bottom of the egg, then it is dead. Good luck :D
     

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