different developement??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by joe17, May 26, 2010.

  1. joe17

    joe17 Songster

    Nov 25, 2009
    I was looking at the sticky with pics of the eggs everyday of incubation. Why do they look SOOOOOO different than mine? Mine are at day 5 and I see nothing! Most of mine dont look anything like the stickies until like day 15! Can some just develop slower?
  2. daze333

    daze333 Songster

    Dec 26, 2008
    Port Angeles, WA
    I am sorry, but my experience when you see nothing at day 5 means that they were infertile. You might a little while longer to see, but I always see little spider veins by day 3 if they are good. Good luck!
  3. Marie1234

    Marie1234 Songster

    Mar 29, 2010
    What you can see is going to depend on the specific eggs you have and the light you are using to candle. Day 5 is early in the process, way too early for many people to be able to determine if they are growing or not. I only do my first serious candling at day 10 for this reason. I don't think that they are developing slower if you can't see them, I think you could have darker eggs or a dimmer light. Just keep an eye on the temps and humidity and have a little patience.

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