Dark eggs at candling.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by indigo flats, Feb 13, 2017.

  1. indigo flats

    indigo flats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK I am in 9 days on incubation and while candling my eggs they are blue eggs and hard to candle but what I do see is an air sack or bubble and the rest of the egg is as dark as it can be. Can't see anything but dark. When I candle at 6 days I am positive I seen veins. Can some one tell me what is going on here?
     
  2. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like they are doing OK. You can mark a line with a #2 pencil and when you candle again, (give the chick time to grow) see where the line is. The air space should be shrinking as the chick grows.
     
  3. indigo flats

    indigo flats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Humidity is at 43% and temp fluctuates between 99.3 and 99.7. Why in three days does it go from veins to completely dark?
     

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