Candled my eggs but don't know what I'm seeing?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tomfieldenloveshichickens, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. Tomfieldenloveshichickens

    Tomfieldenloveshichickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi

    I have nine eggs in the incubator and today is day 10. I candled them on day 7 and could see veins and a dot moving around. Now it is day10 and I decided to candle again but all I could see in most eggs was the air sac and Half the egg filled up. WHat is this. They are dark brown eggs.

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    Last edited: Feb 1, 2011
  2. daisychick

    daisychick Incubator Tetris Master Consultant

    Feb 8, 2009
    Colorado
    I would say that is a good sign. It means they are growing and taking up more room. You can sometimes still see a little bit of the veins if you look on the edge right by the airsac. Hoping they are all growing for you. [​IMG]
     
  3. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    The baby. You only have 11 days left. You should be hatching on the same day as me. Yeah for us. Did you set on 1/25
     
  4. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
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    Quote:I agree. This sound great. The eggs will get opaque. Your doing good.[​IMG]
     
  5. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Have you looked at the candling pics that are stickied at the top of the incubating section? I found those to be very useful. When I candled the first time, I didn't think I had any developing because I thought the dark thing I was seeing was just the yolk. Then I looked at those pics and realized what I was seeing was the fetus! Last I candled a non-fertile egg from my fridge, and wow, could I see the difference. It was such a rush to know they were all developing!
     
  6. Tomfieldenloveshichickens

    Tomfieldenloveshichickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:No I set on the 22nd
     
  7. gumbii

    gumbii Chillin' With My Peeps

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