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candled eggs and your expertise

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jimagination, May 12, 2008.

  1. Jimagination

    Jimagination Songster

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    I candled my eggs and they are all between the ages of 12- 14 days old and look like this....
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    I am thinking this means they are not viable, or do you think I have a chance?

    Thanks
     
  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    I candled my first time yesterday, so I can't say. But I hope someone answers, because I have a few that look like that at Day 6.
     
  3. ascott1978

    ascott1978 Songster

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    Pictures rather dark, but I think your right. There isn't any distinct shading differences, so I agree it's not good.
     
  4. Jimagination

    Jimagination Songster

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    Is there any one who thinks there is hope?
     
  5. Sahara

    Sahara Songster

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    I candled some yesterday for the first time and if they looked like that I got rid of them. But maybe someone else with more experience can comment.
     
  6. chickenlady

    chickenlady Songster

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    Looks like nothing to me. Here is an egg with a chick in it about the same time frame:

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  7. It looks infertile.
     

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