Candling Duck & Turkey Eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LadyBirdsPalace, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. LadyBirdsPalace

    LadyBirdsPalace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just candled my eggs at 7 days, all the duck eggs are awesome! Got my little spider-vein looking business going on inside just like you see in all the pictures!

    My turkey eggs not so much, two are looking good after a considerable amount of more looking as they are a little darker in colour and have spots. One I just see a large dark area but I think I will check this one in a couple more days as might just need a little more time but there are two that I have questions about...

    1) It's runny! As I move it I can see liquid sloshing around in there and I didn't see this in any of the other eggs.

    2) It appears to have red lines, but I can't see that spot in the center of them, PLUS, I think there is a very faint crack in it that I didn't notice on day one. I'm thinking this one is a No-Go, and I should pull it asap...

    Feedback please!

    Thank you!
     
  2. corancher

    corancher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Duck eggs are my favorite to candle since they easy to see inside.

    I think I would pull the runny egg as that may be the stage before you get the rotten egg and leave the other for a couple of days. I don't know if it will develop but sure hate to pull it to soon.
     
  3. LadyBirdsPalace

    LadyBirdsPalace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, probably should - are they not fertilized when runny?

    As for the other (cracked?) one, it's the tiniest hint of light shining thru and it's about a 1/4 to a 1/3 of an inch long - but I'm not positive if it's cracked or scratched and just showing more light thru. I didn't even notice it last week when I put them in... and I went over them all and didn't put another one in cause it appeared mildly cracked.

    Thank you for your input corancher.
     

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