Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nat2009, Apr 16, 2007.

  1. nat2009

    nat2009 In the Brooder

    Apr 10, 2007
    What if when you candle the eggs there is speckles inside ? Does that mean bacteria has taken over?
  2. pipermark

    pipermark Songster

    Jan 26, 2007
    Are you sure the speckes are inside, not the shell? Bacteria usually show like a black cloud that dosent move. How many days were these? Could you see a embryo?
    Does the embryo move when you shake the egg? (if you answer yes to this one, QUIT SHAKING THE EGGS!).
    Does the embryo seem to be moving or can you see the heart beating?

    Honestly its probably nothing wait a few days and candle again, if its bacteria the egg will appear almost totally dark.
  3. zimmy

    zimmy Songster

    Mar 24, 2007
    I had one that did that, if there are tooooo many spots, it may = bad. Why? Because it might be that there are... hmm... What did they call it? Well, thin spots of the egg where bacterica can get through. Of course, it might just be spots on the egg! [​IMG]

    But read about here :

    can't find where the pic of the spotty egg is, though.
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2007
  4. nat2009

    nat2009 In the Brooder

    Apr 10, 2007
    Quote:Thanks so much!! They are only two days and I think that is the problem. I think i got ahead of my self and freaked out about nothing! thanks for the advice though!!!

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