incubating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by froggy, May 30, 2008.

  1. froggy

    froggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how days does it take to start forming viens or embro
     
  2. rroven

    rroven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I have read on the forum...looks like around 8 days....
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The "embryo" is already on the yolk when the egg is laid. It takes 24 - 36 hours of incubating temps to bring the cell formation division to what we think of as an 'embryo'. If you have a super bright light you can sometimes see veins at 4 days but it is bst to wait a full 7 days. Using a good light you will see veins, the dark eye spot and some swirling and swishing movement in the egg indidcating life.
     

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