Dead Embryo Help!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by albert12363, Feb 2, 2016.

  1. albert12363

    albert12363 In the Brooder

    Feb 2, 2016
    How do I tell if a developing chick around the lockdown stage is dead? I candled some of the eggs today (2-2-16), which is day 22, and I only see one chick moving around in its shell. The other ones have a dark blob inside their eggs, which must be the chicks, and I don't see red blood vessel looking things inside the eggs that aren't moving.
    Hopefully you caught on and it would be appreciated if anyone could answer. I could use some more knowledge for the next hatch I do. Coturnix quail are MUCH easier.

    UPDATE: Disregard this duplicate and go to my latest thread. Created 2 because I didn't realize it had to be approved by a moderator
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2016

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