Is are these eggs dead they all have this same thing on the top of the egg???

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Ocar3273, May 24, 2019.

  1. Ocar3273

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    So, I have all the these eggs and they all look the same but I’ve heard if they look like this they are dead but I’m not sure that is the case. It is about day 3 and here is the provided picture, E0B69633-412E-43D0-B9D1-CFB9962F04E9.jpeg
     
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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Crossing the Road

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    IMHO, day 3 is way too early to candle. I never do it before a week or so.
     
  3. Ocar3273

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    But would they be dead or is it just the embryo growing ???
     
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  4. Ocar3273

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    So, I have 12 eggs and most of them have this vein (or blood I don’t know) at the top of the egg it is either 2 or 3 days developed and I’m a little worried about them.

    Thank you !!!
     
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  5. Fairyloop5

    Fairyloop5 Songster

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    Post pictures please.
     
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  6. Ocar3273

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  7. Abraeri

    Abraeri Songster

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    They look fine to me... give them a week at least though if you really want to see veining.
     
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  8. Ocar3273

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    The bottom picture was accidental but the top one the big circle is that day 3, the ring that the chick first starts out with ??? The smaller ring is either a way more visible veins or is it all blood

    Thank you !!!
     
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  9. Abraeri

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    The bottom one looks perfectly fine to me. I can't really tell on the top picture, but those "rings" should kind of consolidate in the coming days - like I said don't stress give it a week and you'll know which ones are developing.
     
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  10. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Crossing the Road

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    I usually candle at around 3 days just because I like to see the veining, but I wait until around 10 days or so to determine for sure which are developing and which are not. The top picture looks like a developing egg to me. I can't really tell on the bottom one.
     
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