Candled eggs for the first time. (Pics)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JeremyKSullivan, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. JeremyKSullivan

    JeremyKSullivan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's pics from my first candling experience. Day 7 of incubation. Out of 29, I was able to see 6 swimming around. Had more with veins and spots, but didn't see them move. Hoping more than 6 will hatch though.

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  2. 15shenyl

    15shenyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I jut put my eggs in the incubator today and can't wate to see what it looks like when I candle, this is my first time hatching.
     
  3. WaterfowlWierdo

    WaterfowlWierdo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed are you hatching out. . . 29 days? Is it a duck?
     
  4. Mavrik

    Mavrik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    29 eggs, not days.
     
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  5. gingerly1983

    gingerly1983 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think they're supposed to be swimming around at day 7, it's too soon. I candled tonight, on day 6 and I just started getting veins. :/ I could be wrong because I'm viewing on my phone, but I think pic #4 is a blood spot. Is that one of the ones that was swimming?
     
  6. Mavrik

    Mavrik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm on day seven and there is embryo movement. Some move faster than others, a few I could barely see them move.
     
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  7. gingerly1983

    gingerly1983 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well that's pretty awesome! Maybe my fuzzy butts are just slow growers. :p
     
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  8. JeremyKSullivan

    JeremyKSullivan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I remember correctly, the only ones we took pictures of had embryo movement. 6/29 eggs. I hope there will be more next time. Hopefully they're just progressing slower. What's the average hatch rate percentage?
     

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