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candled egg need advice?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bravevline, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. bravevline

    bravevline Songster

    Apr 30, 2013
    i just candled an egg ive been incubating. barely any pores and its real clear s i can see right through to the yolk. its been about 3 days theyve been going! i candled it and seen this big black rounded mass. itd maybe the size of a quarter or a bit bigger even. almost like a ring cause its lighter in the middle but not to light. how do i know if its alive? it seems to have gotten bigger since yesterday since i overheated them and candled them to see if they were ok!

  2. PinkFlamingoFrm

    PinkFlamingoFrm Chirping

    May 10, 2013
    Id give it a few more days in the incubator. Sometimes the veins are small and really hard to see that early. I dont candle mine until day 7. You should be able to see good veins by then.

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