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I think my eggs are doing ok

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by laurieb01, Mar 18, 2016.

  1. laurieb01

    laurieb01 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is day 6 for our 4 Serama eggs. Our little bantam Cochin has been a champ, in fact we have to lock her away from them a couple times a day so she will eat/drink/poop[​IMG]

    We decided to candle today and each egg had a large dark area and a smaller light area which I marked on the shell. Since this is our first time, I checked online and it from the pics I saw I think we have chicks growing!

    Am I right? We also candled an unfertilized egg to see any difference and it was clear, no dark areas at all so I'm hoping we r good.

    I'd appreciate feedback and advice if necessary.

    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2016
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Here's a thread I think will help you to know what you are looking at. It's got pics day 1-18.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...g-candling-pics-progression-though-incubation
     
  3. laurieb01

    laurieb01 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yikes, now I'm worried because I don't see all that veining. But I'm not seeing into the eggs that clearly either. Just basically just light and dark. Maybe my candler isn't strong enough. I hope [​IMG]
     
  4. kuchchicks

    kuchchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't worry too much. Some eggs are harder to see inside.
     

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