Day 10 & I just candelled

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rooster0209, May 6, 2008.

  1. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2008
    North Dakota
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    I am about to freak out with complete excitement. I checked all my eggs. They all look dark on one end and clearer on the other. Is that good? When I moved the egg in the light, you could see floating. Is this good?

    Now what? More waiting..

    One guinea egg is questionable.

    waiting and waiting and waiting. OMG how do you stand this.
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    On day 10 you should be able to see veins in the eggs and the black eye spot of the embryo.
     
  3. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2008
    North Dakota
    my eggs have brown or blueish green shells so it was hard to see veins. Most of what I could see was one end of the egg was very dark and the other end was light. on the light end i could see floating or movement. maybe veins

    does this sound normal?
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Shine your light from the top down on the egg, make your room very dark.....The air sac will be at the top, veining and the embryo should be floating from mid-way down the egg at day 10...

    Try the search button and type in candling pics...
     
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Very good! You have movement then you have living embryos! Good luck with your hatch!
     
  6. rrcommander

    rrcommander Out Of The Brooder

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    At what day should you see movement? I am on day 7 and saw faint movement last night. Did see veins and dark spot (eye).
     

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