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Candled Remaining Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MuckyPuppy, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. MuckyPuppy

    MuckyPuppy Songster

    Jun 11, 2011
    Hi All,

    I candled all the eggs remaining in the bator. All but 6 were either clear or only had small black spots. One had started to leak and stuck itself to the egg shelf the eggs were on. Thank goodness the inner membrane held and the sloshing liquid didn't explode over everything. [​IMG] My question is ....... What should I do with the remaining 6. When I candled them they looked like the pics of eggs that were candled on day 18 but I couldn't see any movement. Can you see movement by this stage, day 22, or would they be so squooshed up that they wouldn't be able to move at all? I need to clean the bator so that I can set the eggs I have waiting.

  2. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Songster

    Apr 5, 2010
    Cody, WY
    I waited till day 25, cracked a little crack in air sac, and mine were definitely dead. From others on this forum(the experts as this was my first hatch) you can do that and still put them back if they are alive.
    Good Luck

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