Help Day 17

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CarolB865, Feb 5, 2017.

  1. CarolB865

    CarolB865 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had a broody silkie sitting on this egg and just moved her and egg inside in brooder. I've candled previously and looked fine, today it looks like the attached pictures. I can't tell if it's viable or not. The air cell seems to move around a great deal. Does this look like it will hatch? [​IMG]
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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    If those pictures are accurate, it looks like the air cell is taking up half the egg, which is not good, and I don't see any veining, another bad sign. Unfortunately it does look like it has quit :( If you want you can leave it under her to see if it does anything but I wouldn't count on it hatching.
     
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  3. cmfarm

    cmfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, they look like they quit a week or so ago.
     

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