Development

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bornacentury2L8, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. Bornacentury2L8

    Bornacentury2L8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at what day should I be able to see development or movement when candling. .[​IMG]
     
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  2. Nicola

    Nicola Chook Cuddlin' Aussie

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    they develop at the same rate but depending on how dark the egg is wheather u can see or not
     
  3. Nicola

    Nicola Chook Cuddlin' Aussie

    Feb 23, 2009
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    you can see vaining at day 3 i tink im not doubly sure but someone else will give u a good answer
     
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  4. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    I can see viens in some eggs on day 3 but alot not till 4 or 5 days.
     
  5. Bornacentury2L8

    Bornacentury2L8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so when I candle on day 7, If I see nothing I should cull them. Right?
     
  6. Leah-yes I know I'm crazy

    Leah-yes I know I'm crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends on what kind of shell you are dealing with as well as how powerful your light is. I'd wait till day 10 to make any culls.
     
  7. BawGock

    BawGock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Leah-yes I know I'm crazy :

    It depends on what kind of shell you are dealing with as well as how powerful your light is. I'd wait till day 10 to make any culls.

    I agree.
    On darker eggs esp, it can be day 10 before you can see anything.
    If you are new to candling it doesn't hurt to error on the side of caution.
    As long as none of the eggs smell bad or are weeping fluid you could do a another candling at day 18, then it's really easy to tell if there is a chick in there.
    They will basically fill up the egg except for the air cell.
    Carolyn​
     
  8. Bornacentury2L8

    Bornacentury2L8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone![​IMG]
     

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