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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mommiex2xx, Jun 25, 2010.

  1. mommiex2xx

    mommiex2xx Out Of The Brooder

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    Im on day 3 of incubating mixed chicken eggs. When can I tell when there fertile? And when does the air sac develop?
     
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    The air sac should already be there, it will just become more pronounced in the next few days. If you are new at this, I'd wait until around day 10 to candle. Good luck!!
     
  3. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    Agreed, Day 10 if you want to be sure you can see a difference.

    However, I'd also candle every day in the same order so you get some idea of what to look for in the future. You can pencil a letter on the eggs you *think* are fertile now, and at Day 10 see how many right guesses you had. It's a fun learning experience, and it won't hurt them to candle them once a day.
     
  4. mommiex2xx

    mommiex2xx Out Of The Brooder

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    I think ill do that. Will I be able to see any veins or anything at day 3?
     
  5. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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