Broke an egg on day 7 *GRAPHIC* ...if you dont like embryos

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SarahFair, May 11, 2010.

  1. SarahFair

    SarahFair Songster

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    So I got new batteries for my flashlight so I was candling my brown eggs..
    Dumb Dumb me let one slip out of my hand and fall on another causing it to crack. [​IMG]

    Well I decided there was no saving it and turned it into a science lesson for my kids and my niece. I cracked opend the egg and it was actaully pretty neat!
    I pulled it out of the yoke and blood and looked at it up close. I wish I had a better camera to take super up close pictures of it but I dont [​IMG]
    It had its wings, legs toes, EYES, and its skin looked a little scaly
    The beak was really soft. It was rather interesting actually. I wont be cracking another open though

    Here is a chick at 7 days development

  2. chichi56788

    chichi56788 Songster

    May 2, 2010
    Columbia, SC
    Amazing! [​IMG] That is so cool. I am sorry though about your lost chick [​IMG] I hope all the rest of your eggs hatch.
  3. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    That's amazing and sad. When I had quitters I would look. Mine were the size of pennies, and it is so weird!
  4. SarahFair

    SarahFair Songster

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    The eyes look rather odd to me. They are reflective
  5. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

    Aug 11, 2009
    Taunton, MA
    Quote:Same thing happened to me last week. Lets just say ill never candle again [​IMG]
  6. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    Wow. It's amazing how far into development they are at day 7. Already a beak!
    Sorry about the loss though. I think I'd be really upset with myself if I dropped one.

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