Do these eggs look alright?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ktkid, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. ktkid

    ktkid Out Of The Brooder

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    These eggs are at day 5. I can see the veins, but I can't see the Embryo itself is this a bad thing? any information is helpful. Thanks for looking! by the way this is my first time hatching and I need some help![​IMG]
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  2. groundpecker

    groundpecker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My advice is to leave them alone in the bator until day 18 then candle. Every time you mess with the eggs, you could be hurting them.
     
  3. SilkieSensation

    SilkieSensation Overrun With Chickens

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    Those look great for 5 day eggs. Often you can't even see that much, especially with dark or colored shelled eggs. By about day 10 you should be able to see movement in the eggs. Don't expect every egg to move every time you look. They won't. Just like human babies they take naps & have quiet times even while developing.
     
  4. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    VERY NICE for day 5!! you will see them moving soon!! CONGRATS!!!
     
  5. BayGoose

    BayGoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look good to me for day 5. In the last picture, you can see a red mass next to the line of veins in the middle of the egg, that's probably the embryo. You may see movement very soon, probably within the next 2-3 days. Good luck with the hatch!
     
  6. LukensFarms

    LukensFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look great. Just a reminder not to have lotion or other residues on your hands when checking them. You could harm them. Also don't handle them too much. They may not hatch in the end. I never candle unless I am checking a new incubator.
     
  7. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    How did your next candle go??? such wonderful pics I hope your taking more and videos!!
     
  8. ktkid

    ktkid Out Of The Brooder

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    It went well, I am on day 17 now. I go into lockdown tomorrow! Five out of the six eggs made it to lockdown. I have been taking pictures and videos and I will post them in a while! I'm So Excited!
     
  9. Sally Sunshine

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  10. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Congratulations keep us updated with love videos and pictuers.
     

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