Candling confused!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by needmorechicks, Jun 26, 2016.

  1. needmorechicks

    needmorechicks Out Of The Brooder

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    On day 10 incubating a d'Uccle egg. Candled it, I can barely see any veining, but instead of a single black spot, there are 3. Anyone know what this is?
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Can you post pictures? It could be meat spots in the egg, just some odd embryo development, or there is a very rare chance that there are three embryos developing.
     
  3. needmorechicks

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  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Hmm, to me that looks like it might have started and quit and the blood pooled in those three spots. I wouldn't give up on it yet but if you don't see more development by day 15 or 16 I'd probably toss it :(
     
  5. needmorechicks

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    thank you for your help, I'll watch it.
     
  6. AtlantisPeeps

    AtlantisPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks dead to me. Don't toss it just in case though. I suggest putting a cupcake wrapper under it just in case it leaks so it doesn't get stuck to the turner and explode. My batch is working on hatching and I had one that looked exactly like that. It was dead. Here is the pic I took-

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