Bood ring or blood vessel?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CarpCharacin, Oct 8, 2016.

  1. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Administrator Staff Member

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    I am trying to hatch some ayam cemani chickens. I have a cheap chinese incubator and I have 7 eggs. There are 3 eggs with red rings around the edge, but they move when I move the egg. Is it a blood ring or blood vessels? I don't see much development in the other eggs. What should I do? It is the 10th day of incubating the eggs.
     

  2. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Administrator Staff Member

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    Should I just toss all the eggs?
     
  3. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing 7 Years

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    A photo would help.

    There is no need to toss the eggs yet. I don't even candle until day 10, toss the no shows. Candle again day 14-16 to toss any that quit early. There is no danger keeping the eggs in a few more days.
     
  4. CarpCharacin

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    I can't tell if it is a blood ring or a blood vessel.
     

  5. CarpCharacin

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    The fan in the incubator stopped, so the incubator might be shot. Should I just toss all of them? I was looking at videos and none of mine have the network of blood vessels that eggs have at day 7.
     
  6. n8ivetxn

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    Does the blood encircle the whole shell? I'm thinking it's a blood ring, mainly because it moves when you turn the egg. Blood vessels would be more stationary, I think....

    Like Egghead, I didn't remove any of mine until day 14..... Good Luck to you...
     
  7. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    The bottom edge of the CAM *can look* like a blood ring, but it does shift when the egg is moved... blood rings usually don't move when the egg is moved that I have ever seen... the blood is pooled against the shell...

    ETA: leave the eggs... if no smell, no harm in staying in longer...
     
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  8. CarpCharacin

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    The incubator is shorted out. What should I do?
     
  9. CarpCharacin

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    We are trying to dry it out.
     

  10. CarpCharacin

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    Drying it isn't working.
     

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