Day 6, would you be able to see something moving?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by steffpeck, Mar 28, 2008.

  1. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    I have one egg that I candled tonight, and I can see veins, but I can also see a little black thing, that came up near the shell. I just let the egg sit there for a moment, and I swear I saw it moving around. Is is possible to see a little chick moving already?
  2. airmom1c05

    airmom1c05 Songster

    Feb 3, 2008
    Raymond, Mississippi
    Sure is! Congratulations!
  3. mangled

    mangled Songster

    Are you incubating brown eggs? If so, what do you use to candle?

  4. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

    Mar 3, 2008
    Yep... there's a little chicken nugget in there! [​IMG]
  5. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    WooHoo!!! I have 13 silky eggs and 10 black/blue cochin eggs. I "think" that 8 of the 13 silkies are growing. I have not really been able to see anything in the cochin eggs, because they are brown. About the only thing I can see is a big dark blob. The silky eggs are cream color and easier to see through. My FIL made us a box with a light inside of it. That is what I have been using to candle with. It works pretty good. I'll have to take a picture of it and post it on here.
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2008
  6. mangled

    mangled Songster


    Good luck with your hatch.

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