I feel horrible

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BonRae67, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. BonRae67

    BonRae67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was candling eggs to go on lockdown. Found 2 no aircells. So we removed them. Decided to see if there was development and at what stage they died. Cracked the first one open and there was a fully formed baby. I feel horrible. The other died befoe full formation. Still on the first one ther was no aircell anywhere. I am sure it wouldn't have made it anyway, but still feel horrible. It was a golden polish.
     
  2. Charm1704

    Charm1704 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometime it's hard to tell....over the years I've hatched breach chicks...they peeped out of the bottom of the shell.....it's a crazy world...~Charm
     
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    We've all done stuff like that, something that we later regret. The key is to learn from it. Don't beat yourself up too bad.

    I never toss an egg when I candle at lockdown unless it is an obvious clear. Some of my eggs, especially the green ones, are so dark I can’t see inside them anyway.
     
  4. BonRae67

    BonRae67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am ok. I have 25 more that are moving and can hear one pecking on the shell. Just felt bad because I couldn't find an aircell no where. Assumed it was a dud.
     
  5. BonRae67

    BonRae67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for your kind words and great advice.
     

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