Candling questions

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

  1. Jemima Puddles

    Jemima Puddles Just Hatched

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    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.
     
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  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    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.

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