HELP on candling chicken eggs

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  1. Scrappy92712

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    Im new at incubation and i just have a quick question . I havent put any eggs in the incubator yet but i have candled sum of my eggs and they have black spot at the end "not the pointy part of the egg but the dull part" i was wondering what that is ? Is it fertile or infertile
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  3. Scrappy92712

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    Okkay thanks im new to this website but thanks i will
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sorry have NO experience candling or hatching eggs. Glad you joined the flock
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    I'm not sure what the black spot is, but it isn't a sign that the egg is fertile (unless a hen has been sitting on it, and even then, you'd probably see veins). You can only determine fertility through candling after the eggs have been incubated for at least three days.

    Good luck with any future incubations! That's one of the best ways to see whether an egg is fertile, because you end up with lots of fluffy chicks if they are![​IMG]
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm not sure what black spot you're talking about. From what I can see, though, your eggs look like normal, non-incubated eggs. You can't tell fertility at this stage.
     
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    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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