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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by angie 2345, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. angie 2345

    angie 2345 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 2 hens sitting on six eggs each as they went very broody tryed candling one of the eggs after 6 days of putting eggs underneth hens and all i can see is a very big dark mass within the egg is cant realy see any blood vessels but am very new to all this is that a good sign or a bad sign and my hens vave lost all there feathers underneath any advice would be very greatfull
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hey, Angie...Sorry - I know squat about what you are asking. You might consider posting this question over in the Raising BackYard Chickens forum under Incubating and Hatching Eggs. Someone there should be able to give you good advice. Best of luck!!
     
  3. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dark mass may be a chickie, leave the eggs alone, and let the hens do their work. Good luck !
     
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    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California, hope you get some chicks!
     
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    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Good luck with your hatch :thumbsup
     
  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    If you are inexperienced at candling, you should probably wait until day 10 - day 7 would be the earliest even an experienced candler usually tackles it, and after 10 days it is more obvious.
     
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    aaabirdman Chillin' With My Peeps

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