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Day 15

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by moomee56, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. moomee56

    moomee56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm really nervous. I am hatching my second batch of eggs, and the batch is currently on day 15. I candled just a couple of minutes ago with a decently high powered flash light, and I couldn't see anything! It was all black, no veins or anything. I could see the air cell and that is just about it. My incubator manual has a picture of an egg with what looks like an air cell on both ends of the egg, the rest being black, and says that this is what a late death inside the egg looks like. My eggs don't look like that, after looking for a few minutes, I confirmed that there is only one air cell, and nothing else within sight. Is there something wrong? Am I being overly worried and paranoid or is there actually a problem?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    If you've got a nice sized air cell, you've probably got nothing to worry about. Candle again before lockdown/confinement.
     
  3. moomee56

    moomee56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay I will keep that in mind! Thanks so much!
     

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