Candled eggs At 7 days, Embryo but no veins

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Roscoe1982, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. Roscoe1982

    Roscoe1982 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 22, 2012

    I candled 9 eggs I have in the incubator and im a bit worried about a few of them.

    One of the eggs you can clearly see the embryo but no veins and on the others you can see the veins but no embryo.

    Does this mean somethiong is wrong???

  2. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2010
    Hollis, New Hampshire
    if there are no viens there is not an embryo. you are either seeing a yolk shadow or perhaps an embryo did start to form, then died leaving the iens to empty and become clear. it is perfectly normal to have a few dud eggs in a clutch. you can throw them out, leave them in (you risk a rotten egg explosion = not fun!!), or crack one open and see for yourself!

    if the shell is a particularly dark color, there may be viens that are just not visible. :)

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