Day 24... can see blood vessels and veins

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by henry19952, Mar 17, 2011.

  1. henry19952

    henry19952 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a hen sitting on 4 fertile eggs. It is now day 24, and I see a large dark area with the air cell at one end. In the mass of darkness, I see blood vessels or veins on the edge of the air cell.

    I have no clue if this is ok.... there are no peeps coming from the eggs. At what point do I abort the eggs?
     
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    henry19952 Out Of The Brooder

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    Anybody?
     
  3. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    wait. maybe they arent as far along as you hoped. keep candling!
     
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    Could they be late starters? Then hen never gets off of them without my assistance...

    Does the blood vessels mean they are alive still?
     

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