Day 7 candling and something weird

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by maus, Apr 10, 2008.

  1. maus

    maus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some duck eggs in the bator on day 7. I candled them tonight and one of them appears to be developing on one side of the egg, and the other side is clear. Does anyone know what might be happening? Should I toss that one or give it some more time?
     
  2. ladybug4ut1

    ladybug4ut1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are they in a turner..some of my duck eggs did that and hatched fine. i would leave it in there and check again at 14 days
     
  3. maus

    maus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, they are in a turner. They were shipped eggs so the air cells look funky. I dont know if maybe that has something to do with it...
     
  4. ladybug4ut1

    ladybug4ut1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would give it more time..did you see veins. I did some shipped duck eggs and none hatched but i had spikes. As i said some of mine did that and hatched fine. Give it time i think is your best bet
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  5. maus

    maus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup. There are veins. Well, I will go ahead and give it some more time. Thank you! I feel better now. [​IMG]
     
  6. hiddenmagnolia

    hiddenmagnolia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    don't give up. Give them more time.
     
  7. Wooden_Pony

    Wooden_Pony Chillin' With My Peeps

    They were shipped eggs so the air cells look funky.

    The air sack on shipped eggs will look even funkier the longer they go so do not worry about that either.

    I got really nervous about the air sacks the first time I hatched out shipped eggs until a friend told me they can look really weird by the end of incubation. [​IMG]

    Good luck with your duck eggs!​
     

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