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Day 9 candled-What's happening?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by buckeye lady, Jan 15, 2009.

  1. buckeye lady

    buckeye lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Previous days there has been a free floating blob with small dark spot in each egg. Today only 1 egg has free floating blob and all the rest have blobs stuck to one side that do not float. Did they die?
     
  2. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. buckeye lady

    buckeye lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They don't look like any of those PICS.
     
  4. kick'n chick'n

    kick'n chick'n Chillin' With My Peeps

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    could you try to post a pic of yours?
     
  5. RedTailRanch

    RedTailRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I candled mine around day 10 or so, half the egg was just a dark mass (going lenghtwise). Since this was my first hatching experience, I wasn't sure if this was ok or not.

    I just put them back in the bator and hoped for the best. When I candled again around day 15, the whole egg looked dark to me and I couldn't see anything. In fact, the only time I saw any movement was during the first week.

    Both chicks (I only have an r-com mini incubator) hatched out healthy and strong two days ago!
     
  6. Loving My Peeps

    Loving My Peeps Chicken Whisperer

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    Mine are doing the same thing right now too. I have an EE egg under my broody white leghorn. When I candle it (today is day 9) I can only see a dark mass length wise, with a nice air cell at the top. It does have veins but I have yet to see movement. It doesn't smell and it remains warm even after I remove it from the nest to candle. I have a few other in the incubator that have a more classic look. I'm very glad to hear that mine may be okay after all.
     

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