Candling questions

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jemima Puddles, Apr 30, 2017.

  1. Jemima Puddles

    Jemima Puddles Just Hatched

    Apr 29, 2017
    Last night we got rid of what we thought was a bad egg. We are now down to eight from ten eggs in our incubator. We are on day 19. There were no veins and no movement at all and a very bloody mass. Our gut instinct was this was a bad egg. Just checking that we will always see movement of the embryo. The images of candling online are helpful but I haven't seen anything commenting on what movement can be seen/swimming around in the egg?! Any help appreciated thank you.
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2017
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 14, 2012
    Conway SC
    On day 19(for chicken eggs) if you see something swimming around in the egg----you got a bad delayed egg. Eggs should be dark with little light shinning through the egg. Like this.

    Last edited: Apr 30, 2017

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