Do these look not dead?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JacksonKthnxBye, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. JacksonKthnxBye

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  2. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not seeing a chick in any of them. Perhaps it's the pictures? If I recall correctly, my eggs were very dark at that point, almost the entire egg was taken up by the chick. Do you see any movement?
     
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    No movement. This is weird it happened last time too. I have the temperature right, I keep the humidity in the incubator right, I dont expose them to any germs and I rotate them twice a day. What could cause this?
     
  4. Ashdoes

    Ashdoes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you sure they're fertile? Those look very clear, like no development at all.
     
  5. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry I don't know. I had some like that too, it's so disappointing! Hopefully someone with more knowledge will come along soon.

    And welcome to BYC. [​IMG]
     
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    Yes I bought fertile eggs although I kinda figured they'd die. Thanks for your help. If anyone else has anymore info they could give that'd be awesome.
     
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  7. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you have them shipped? I had some silkie eggs shipped to me and only hatched 6 out of 14 eggs. The rest never developed.
     
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    Yes I had them shipped. I have 4 more eggs I didnt candle because I thought maybe theyd live if I didnt candle them. Those were just the unlucky chosen ones that got candled so hopefully the other 4 hatch. [​IMG]
     
  9. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll keep my fingers crossed for you.
     
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    Thank you :)
     

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