How far along is this Guinea egg?! Need help!!

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Cowgirl1238, May 5, 2016.

  1. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    What do you mean by they weren't all the same age? Were they already incubating somewhere else, or do you mean they were not laid on the same date? If they all started incubating the same day they should have the same development. How long have you had them?
     
  2. mjohjoh123

    mjohjoh123 Out Of The Brooder

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    I will continue to follow your post...I would love to find out if someone has an answer for you. Good luck!
     
  3. Cowgirl1238

    Cowgirl1238 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not exactly sure, honestly. A friend of ours has guineas and said they weren't all laid at the same time, but they had been sitting on them for 2 weeks? All of the eggs except the probably dead one look to be about a week along (from the little bit I know and the research I did)? I have no idea, I don't think he really knew either, lol... I will post pictures of the eggs, can someone tell me how far along they look?
     
  4. Cowgirl1238

    Cowgirl1238 Out Of The Brooder

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    And thank you mjohjoh123!! [​IMG]
     
  5. Cowgirl1238

    Cowgirl1238 Out Of The Brooder

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    I could see the embryo clearly in all the good eggs, and even saw a darker spot on one end of each, I assumed it was an eyeball? Do they have eyeballs big enough to notice at that age? I need to learn everything I can, lol!
    Also!! One embryo moved! Like, all on its own! It wiggled around in circles and stuff while I was candling it (I was not moving the egg!) I tried to get a video but my phone couldn't pick it up well enough. Can they move at a week old like that?! Anyway, here are the eggs!
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  6. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now, these embryos are alive!! Dark spot-heart??? Look to be between 1 and 2 weeks.
     
  7. Cowgirl1238

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    Yay!!!! [​IMG] I haven't tossed the dead one yet, my husband was actually the one who didn't want to give up on it just yet! Aww. It doesn't stink and isn't oozing so I told him yes
     
  8. Cowgirl1238

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    nchls school, while I have you here, can you look at these pictures of my Canada goose egg? I have a feeling it's dead. There's like, spots? floating around in the egg, when I turn it you can see them moving around, but here is a few pictures!
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  9. Cowgirl1238

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    I think it's dead or never was alive to begin with [​IMG]
     
  10. MeepBeep

    MeepBeep Chillin' With My Peeps


    I beg to differ... My guinea eggs all hatch around day 26 and I regularly have air cells that size on day 24-26...

    Not saying it's alive, you should be able to clearly see shadowy movement on the inner membrane of the air cell separating the keet from the air cell as that point if it's still viable...
     
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