Infertile?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chickentimmy, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. Chickentimmy

    Chickentimmy Just Hatched

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    Hello, this is my first hatch in a little less than a year and I'm on day 4. I candled today and the eggs look no different than day one. I used eggs that were laid by a hen who was mated about a week earlier and I put them in an egg carton on a shelf. They're white eggs, but I see no development at all. Should I try again?
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    You may have to wait a few more days to see development. Have you also checked to make sure your incubator temps are correct, just in case?
     
  3. Chickentimmy

    Chickentimmy Just Hatched

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    It's a broody
     
  4. Chickentimmy

    Chickentimmy Just Hatched

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    I don't think they're fertile because they're white and look the same.
     
  5. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Possibly not then. Where did you get the eggs?
     
  6. Chickentimmy

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    From the broody. I saved them before she went. She's a bantam, so I was thinking maybe that's why I don't see anything? They might be small so I can't see them? The rooster is a standard RIR.
     
  7. Chickentimmy

    Chickentimmy Just Hatched

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    Would it help if I change the angle of the light?
     
  8. Chickentimmy

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  9. Chickentimmy

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    What do you think?
     
  10. matt richmond

    matt richmond Out Of The Brooder

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    Just wait to day 7 and see if it's fertile if not u might try to set fresher eggs
     

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