Im new to this...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CarolinaKid 8, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. CarolinaKid 8

    CarolinaKid 8 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Hi .I just took a look at the 4 eggs in the bator with a light and I cant tell if any veins are growing.Can anyone tell me more to look for? 3 eggs do have a dark shadow about halfway the egg. And another questions:2--Should i be able to see a air sac or something by this time,it is day 8 ? thanks...[​IMG]
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Sounds like you need a brighter light. The air sack is there all the time but just gets bigger over time.
     
  3. midget_farms

    midget_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Dunlap Illinois
    I just culled 10 of my 58 today - on day 8.

    The dark shadow is the chick! so you are in luck.

    I have not seen veins in any of my eggs - & no air cell - or at least one that moves around quite a bit.

    So - my advice would be to leave them all alone for 5 more days at least. I culled 3 today that were good because I didn't see the 'spot' or shadow in the egg, but it was in there hiding.
     
  4. CarolinaKid 8

    CarolinaKid 8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the Good News [​IMG] ,and what kind of light is best for candling?I only have a spot light with a toilet paper roll duck taped to the front for now,,lol The brown eggs are hard to see thru Thanks
     

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