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I candled the eggs to early

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jetblack2004, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I candled the eggs at what I thought was day 10. I took out the infertile ones. Then the next day I looked at my calender and it said candle eggs on a date 3 days later than when I had candles them.

    Do you think I could of thrown out eggs that were developing? I checked really well and it didn't look like there were any veins or anything. Now I feel guilty that I might have thrown out a developing chick. :(
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Unless the shells are extremely dark, veining will be readily visible at day 10. Some candle far earlier than that. I doubt that you discarded any fertile eggs.
     
  3. GoldenEggCoop

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    It is possible that they were starting to but by day 7 you should be able to see some veining.
     
  4. Firekin1

    Firekin1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most times you can see the veining at 5 days, some at 4, if you candled 7 days in you would have seen development.
     
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  5. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok and thank you
     

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