I candled today.... Hmmm. Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MyNameIs86, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. MyNameIs86

    MyNameIs86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay. I candled a few eggs. 3.
    I candled the small egg (marked #10). I candled it and there's a blackish spot that is kind of moving w/o me shaking the egg.
    it's weird cuz i just put them in the incubator yesterday. (i know it's an early candling).

    i am just curious what can this be?
    it's a small egg.
     
  2. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    might be a blood spot in the egg young hens will some times have those. You should wait until day 5 before you candle and the it will look like a spider. if you set different sized eggs they may hatch on different days, smallest ones first.
     
  3. chickyboomboom1

    chickyboomboom1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im new so I realy dont know.
    But I found a small egg the other day when I cracked it open all it had was a small black thing inside? Crazy no yoke ?
     
  4. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    I get excited some times if I candle, because the yolk will move in the egg, but sometimes it is just wishful thinking.
     
  5. MyNameIs86

    MyNameIs86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah.... i was curious bout small eggs. i never really had small eggs before. this is my 2nd hatch. all brown eggs. last year i had some white.

    (Can you tell breeds apart from the egg? The two breeds the farm has is RIR and Leghorns)
     

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