Candling Eggs - Day 14

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bigredfeather, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my first attempt at hatching. I candled them this weekend. For majority of them, I could see the air sack on rounded end, it was black in the middle, and I could see light on the bottom 1/4 of pointed end. Is this what I should be seeing at this time? I had a few that I could see only a ring. I threw those out. I've looked at tons of pictures, and I think this is a good sign.
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Sounds like your on the right track!! Hope you have a good hatch!
     
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Good luck with your hatch! [​IMG]
     
  4. Irajoe

    Irajoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I logged on to see if I could get the same information...we candled for the last time tonight (day 14) and were very surprised by how much more mass we saw in the eggs than just three days ago.

    This is our first time attempting to hatch eggs, so we had some concern that the movement in the eggs seemed less obvious. Our conclusion was that the increased mass left less room for noticable movement...hope that's the case and that all is still well.
     

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