Good Egg or Bad Egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by amynbrent, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. amynbrent

    amynbrent Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a baby hatch on Thursday night. The next one should have followed by a day or two based on the lay date. I didnt know she was on another until I saw her off the nest and found it. That was about 3 days later. This egg is in an incubator. Before I put it in there I did a quick candling and I believe it was moving. Today when I went to turn it I checked again. There is a clear air bubble at the big end and the rest is a solid mass. The only concern I have is from the air bubble to to solid mass it looks like a ring of something. In this ring there are some veins. I dont know how long to leave this egg. I've read about eggs breaking and smelling. I dont want that to happen. Right now there is no smell so should I just leave it another day or two?
     
  2. Islandmom511

    Islandmom511 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am far from an expert, but it sound like it is viable and because of the solid mass is probably close to hatching. I would quit turning, crank the humidity and keep your hands off [​IMG]
     
  3. anaiyuk

    anaiyuk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As long as that "ring" looks to have viens it is viable. Your temp should be at 98 and humidity beyond 65%. Do not turn the egg. If it looks suddenly as thou it is floating and the ring with veins grey, and vienless it is dead.
     

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