Day 2 Candling?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CayleeMarie03, May 30, 2012.

  1. CayleeMarie03

    CayleeMarie03 Songster

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    So when I candle a fertilized egg on day 2 I will see the heart and veins right?
     
  2. Apriljc

    Apriljc Songster

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    No. Here is what mine looked like:

    Day 1 - shadow of the yolk
    Day 2 - shadow of the yolk, floats a bit up as gently rotated
    Day 3 - shadow of the yolk looks more spread out and moves quite slowly
    Day 4 - first blood island with minor veining
    Day 5 - larger red spot with greater veining
    A black dot will appear (the eye)
    by day 8 I could see all embryos moving (harder in dark shells)

    HTH
     
  3. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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  4. CayleeMarie03

    CayleeMarie03 Songster

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    Thanks that really helped!
     

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