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Found a broody sitting on an egg. Is this is first stage of development?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AtlantisPeeps, Jul 2, 2016.

  1. AtlantisPeeps

    AtlantisPeeps Songster

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    I found my white Cochin sitting on an egg. I literally just hatched 21 chicks, and didn't want anymore, so I removed it. I candled and it looked clear, so I opened it up. The white spot looks like a scattered bullseye. Did I just chuck a growing baby???? The outer membrane and she'll were quite tough.
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  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Free Ranging

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    How long was the egg there?
     
  3. AtlantisPeeps

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    Not sure. 3 days MAXIMUM.
     
  4. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Free Ranging

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    I can't give you a definite answer, but it's possible that is was in the very very early stages of development. I assume you have at least one rooster?

    I don't really see anything obviously developing from the picture. Nothing to be worried about anyway.
     

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