Help! Black things floating in yolk!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by beneduck14, Dec 25, 2016.

  1. beneduck14

    beneduck14 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 20, 2015
    Cattlet, VA
    Title says it all. I was candling my eggs on day 3 this morning and 1 egg looks oddly different from the others.

    1) The yolk moved fluid like when i was turning
    2) There were 3 tiny dark things inside the yolk that moved with it

    Could that be a dead embryo?

    Also what causes some eggs to develop faster then others?

    Thanks for looking and have a wonderful Christmas!
  2. Bryam

    Bryam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2008
    No, probably blood or tissue in the egg from the hen. Let us know if they are fertile.

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