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candling before setting---dark spot

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by slickchick, Jan 23, 2009.

  1. slickchick

    slickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I candled my eggs tonight to check for any cracks...no cracks but one of the eggs has a black dot floating around in it..what is this? I plan to set them in the morning.....
     
  2. ncCHICKS

    ncCHICKS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Spin the egg on the candler, if the dot moves fast, it's probably a bloodspot.
     
  3. slickchick

    slickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It does move fast....is it bad?
     
  4. ncCHICKS

    ncCHICKS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure exactly, sorry. I was in poultry judging and know bloodspots are removed from the cartons... I will try to find out though!
     
  5. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

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