Candled and saw this:

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sphinx, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My neighbor set eggs 7 days ago. I was helping her candle, and frankly, I thought they did not look like they were developing. This was one egg I saw that looked kind of weird though, I'd love to know what the experts thought.

    One side of the egg:
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    Same egg, other side:
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    This is a different egg. Is this a bacterial ring?

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  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    The first egg looks like it's growing something. I'm not sure about the vein circle. Maybe wait a few more days. The other one doesn't look like there's anything there.
     
  3. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't see any real veining though- It seems like all of the "good" eggs I've candled (which admittedly isn't much) had quite the spiderweb by day 7.
     
  4. BHep

    BHep Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a blood ring. At day 7 you should see veining and a swimmer in there.
     
  5. kvmommy

    kvmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had embryos that died that kinda looked like that.
     
  6. Casandra

    Casandra Out Of The Brooder

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    i agree it looks like a blood ring.
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    First one is a quitter.

    2nd one is not developing.
     
  8. spowell

    spowell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    By day 7, you should see good veining and a small blob that's moving or a heartbeat. But if your not sure if they are growing hold on to them a little longer, until you are sure.
     
  9. Jewels1935

    Jewels1935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree the first one is def. a quitter. The blood ring usually follows shortly after it's demise.
     

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