I saw chicks!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by yotetrapper, May 8, 2008.

  1. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2007
    North Central MS
    I candled some of my eggs on day 4 and saw nothing. So I kinda thought it was gonna be a bust. This is my first time. So I left them in there and forgot about them, only glancing at temp and humidity a couple times a day. Yesterday was day 10, so I candled. And I saw chicks!!!! I didnt count, but about 3/4 I think.

    I could see the veins and the little chicks floating around in there!! Some eggs I couldnt tell for sure, so I left them all in there. I'll candle again on day 15, and throw out the ones I know are bad then. I saw some I believe are infertile, and some others that had a ring around the inside of the egg? Bad eggs I think...

    Was so neat seeing the chicks, now I'm excited all over again!!!
  2. poulet

    poulet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2008
    You often don't see anything in the first few days , the ring is probably a bacterial ring , if you look on the candling pictures in the learning centre of BYC you can find pictures of this to compare with
    Good luck ! [​IMG]

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