I candled my eggs and I don't know what to make of what I saw....Help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chicks_N_Horses, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. Chicks_N_Horses

    Chicks_N_Horses Songster

    Mar 30, 2009
    South Alabama
    This is my first time incubating. We are on day 6 today. I candled the eggs (buff orph & game eggs) and I saw a dark shadowy blob? that would move as I turned the egg. I couldn't make out veins or anything.

    Does anyone know if this is good or bad? What?
  2. LilDucky85

    LilDucky85 Songster

    Feb 8, 2009
    Northern, Illinois
    If you hold the egg still does it move by itself at all? Can you take a picture?
  3. Chicks_N_Horses

    Chicks_N_Horses Songster

    Mar 30, 2009
    South Alabama
    No it doesn't move by itself...I don't think. It seemed to move around inside the egg as I turned the egg looking....due to my turning it. Kind of looked like a blob in there that was floating....I don't know if I can get a good shot taking a pic by myself...I could try though.
  4. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Wait until day 10 to candle and then you will see something. It's too early to see much right now.
    It sounds like you are seeing the embryo, though. I would still be patient for a few more days.


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