Early Quitter. Graphic Pic.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nurse_turtle, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always do eggtopsies on any eggs that don't produce a happy, healthy, fuzzy chick. I even microwave the non-fertiles and feed them back to the chickens. This early quitter seemed especially interesting. It was a 7 day old embryo which appears to have developed its brain without a cranium.

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  2. tec27

    tec27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats awesome
     
  3. AngelaPenny

    AngelaPenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This was my embryo that quit on day 9.

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  4. Lady Chickadee

    Lady Chickadee Rocky Top Silkies

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    Very interesting and cool.
     
  5. CALI CHICK

    CALI CHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for sharing the pictures. It's amazing how much they develop each day. First photo, day 7 and second photo, day 9. You can even see the little beak in the day 9 photo!
     

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