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Candled Egg with dark spot

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Souperchicken, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. Souperchicken

    Souperchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today is 7th day since I've put the eggs in the incubator and when I candled I noticed this dark spot that doesn't seem to be on the other eggs I candled. Could this be a blood spot and does that mean the egg is no good. What do you think?


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    Last edited: Mar 21, 2012
  2. Farmin Momma

    Farmin Momma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I am very new to incubating, but from what I have read and been told that is the embryo starting to form.

    I could be mistaking, but I am prety sure that is what it is.
     
  3. Souperchicken

    Souperchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the quick reply. I hope that is what it is. This is my first time incubating in my new incubator. It looks so different than the other ones I candled, maybe it is closer to the shell.
     
  4. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    The dark spot is a good thing - it's the developing chick! [​IMG]
     
  5. Souperchicken

    Souperchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay!! Now I know I have at least one good egg! [​IMG]
     

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