Candling pic Day 12...thoughts?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Emilys3guppies, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. Emilys3guppies

    Emilys3guppies Songster

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    This just doesn't look good to me...but I'm a total newb. It just didn't look like the others.

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    Quitter? Thoughts?

    Thanks so much!
    Emily
     
  2. Kennyog

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    Looks like a throw away to me.
     
  3. Pick-a-LilyFarm

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    Had you candled prior to day 12? If you did and it was a viable embryo, I would let it go a little while longer, and candle in a few days. Sometimes they grow very fast, and it is hard to make out what is in there.....unless you see a definate blood ring all around the interior, or it is giving off an odor, I would give it at least 3 more days, then candle again...
     
  4. Emilys3guppies

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    Thanks for the advice. I think I will let it stay...it's just good to know other's thoughts for my own educational purposes.

    It was a viable baby when I candled on day 8...they all were. From 6 eggs I've had 1 quitter early (discovered at day 8 with a very visible blood ring and less developed than the others) and now this one. 4 others with happy wiggling babies inside. I hope they do well!

    Thanks for the help...I'm always learning here!

    Emily
     

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