day 5 what should i see?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kasey08, May 11, 2010.

  1. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    i know that your supposed to see vains....but all i saw was yolks? is that yolks or is it the baby? first time with this and in a homemade incubator so not sure if any will hatch a few all i could see was spots toss them?
     
  2. abanjaf

    abanjaf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, you should be able to see veins on Day 5. However, if this is your first go-round, then I would leave all the eggs and wait to candle at Day 7-10. On Day 7, the development should be clearly visible, veins and the embryo. Good luck!
     
  3. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    ok thanks...i saw a dark spot is that the yolk? or the baby?
     
  4. cochin44

    cochin44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, wait at least till day 7. Brown eggs are even harder to pick out blood vessels, so I just wait and look for some sort of mass
    or a dark spot. Then around 14 days I make sure i have an air cell.
     

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