Can anybody help?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kiralouise21, Jan 2, 2014.

  1. kiralouise21

    kiralouise21 Out Of The Brooder

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    We are completely new to incubating and have been candling our eggs and We are now at day 6 and we can't see anything I've cracked one of the eggs open (see pictures) could anybody tell us we're we are going wrong these are pictures of our eggs before incubation.
     
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    Egg candled at day 6
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    Egg fresh from the hen
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  3. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Well for one you do not need to candle till day 7 ....
    I am guessing you are opening the incubator day's 1 - 6


    So what is your temp set at ???????

    Is the incubator in a non drafty room ????????
     
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  4. kiralouise21

    kiralouise21 Out Of The Brooder

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    No just 3-6 it's in a non draft room in the house the rooms stayed at a set tempreature and the incubators stayed at 37.5 the lids been replaced if an egg has been taken out
     
  5. kiralouise21

    kiralouise21 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your help I'm a complete beginner we've had chickens for ages but we've never bred any
     
  6. Chickengirl1304

    Chickengirl1304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    from the pictures the eggs dont look fertile
     
  7. kiralouise21

    kiralouise21 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is this a fertile egg

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  8. Chickengirl1304

    Chickengirl1304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's too blury to tell. Here are some examples. You're looking for a bullseye.
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  9. Chickengirl1304

    Chickengirl1304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A dot is infertile and a bullseye is fertile
     
  10. kiralouise21

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    Thank you
     

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