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Candling Dark Eggs Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rhino533, Nov 19, 2011.

  1. rhino533

    rhino533 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm on my 11th day of incubating Chicken Eggs. I've done this before (this is my 4th incubation so I'm still a beginner) and had no problem in the past candling the light brown eggs. This time I'm having real trouble seeing inside the eggs because the eggs brown not light brown. I have a pretty powerful LED light and this is what I can kind of see in the eggs. I see the air sack and then more than half the egg is dark and the small point is lighter. One thing I can slightly see are veins. The veins are not in a circle like when bacteria invades the egg but are more like a web shape and I can only see them where the egg gets lighter on the smaller end. I'm pretty sure that means the egg is fertilized but I just can see the chick. I have 8 light brown eggs and 15 brown eggs. One of the light brown eggs was a dude and 7 are fertilized and can see the chick. The 15 brown eggs I can only see what I mentioned above. All the eggs are from my chickens. Any advice would be helpful. Thanks
     
  2. Ukiah

    Ukiah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your eggs are definatly fertile.
    Sounds like you have some growing babies inside to me [​IMG]
     
  3. Jewels1935

    Jewels1935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Web shaped veins are good news! [​IMG]
     

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