Day 16, I see air sack and black but no vains?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by happyhens44, Feb 20, 2011.

  1. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    uhhh Well I cadled really quick again because I was not positive on the Vains and this time I diddent see anything beside the air sack! I moves the egg side ways ( and I saw something in the middle moving why I rotated it) but no vains this time.

    The light has a perfect air sack line were the air sack meets the dark, but for the life of me i couldent see vains.

    Do you think its dead? [​IMG] uhhh on day 14 I saw vains


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  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How much black? Maybe the chick has just gotten bigger and taking up more space so you can't see the veins for the chicks in the way.
     
  3. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    I bet you'll be fine. Leave it in there and I bet you'll get a chick out of it.
     
  4. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    If the airsack is bright an most of the rest is dark then I assume they are good. Just smell them to be sure there not going bad. Remember the people on here talking about all the things that they see are using really bright lights an white eggs. Trust your nose more than anything.
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Hard to say without actually seeing the egg, but by day 16 the chick is going to be taking up most of the egg other than the air cell.....but you should be able to still see veins.....not like earlier on, but they should still be visible.
     
  6. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    If you take your average sized egg, about 1/4 of the egg if light

    3/4 is dark
     
  7. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    This egg has a thicker shell I think because when the egg was on day 4 I couldent see through it with my stupid flashlight but when I took my other eggs I could see through it fine. So maybe I dont see vains because the shell is thick?
    But I saw vains day 14, and the dark spots bigger now, so I think its still developing? [​IMG]

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  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:What do you mean the "dark spot" is bigger? By now there shouldn't be any "dark spot"....there should be an almost full size chick in it.
     
  9. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What do you mean the "dark spot" is bigger? By now there shouldn't be any "dark spot"....there should be an almost full size chick in it.

    I believe the chick is going to be the "dark spot".
     
  10. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:What do you mean the "dark spot" is bigger? By now there shouldn't be any "dark spot"....there should be an almost full size chick in it.

    I believe the chick is going to be the "dark spot".

    But it shouldn't look like a dark spot on day 16.
     

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