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Day 8

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by missbrit2006, Jan 10, 2016.

  1. missbrit2006

    missbrit2006 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2015
    Today my eggs have been in the incubator for 8 days I'm going to candle them today, if there's no sign of progression do I toss them?
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    At this stage of incubation, you should definitely see blood vessels at least. Sometimes you can't see into eggs very well if they are extremely thick shelled or dark in color, however, so if you have eggs like that you could leave them in a little longer even if you don't at first see anything. But, if you can clearly see into the eggs during candling and there are no blood vessels or there are signs of a blood ring, then you should toss the eggs.
  3. DRaeMc

    DRaeMc Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 9, 2015
    La Grange, KY
    I agree

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