Is it dead? Pics

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Southern28Chick, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    I candled tonight. I think she's on day 10 or 11. I can only see something in 2 of the eggs. One of the eggs is very dark. It looks like an eyeball. It's a dark circle with a dark blob in the middle.

    The pictures are terrible, my camera can't focus in the dark.

    These are the eyeball pictures, a brown egg. The flashlight is so bright you can so the veins in my thumb.
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    Here's the other, a blue egg. This "blob" isn't as big as the brown egg.
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    Turkey is getting very skinny. I'd hate it if she had to start all over again with a fresh batch. [​IMG]
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I can't tell anything from your photo. If you can see movement it is good. A black center with no movement is not good. You should be able to see something moving in them.

    You do not want your hen to start setting another clutch of eggs. If she is getting skinny her health will begin to fail. If this clutch is done with you need to break her brood and get her on some serious feed rations. Boiled eggs, yogurt, game bird feed would be a great start.
     
  3. AhBee01

    AhBee01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2007
    yo. ohio
    To hard to tell, but you would see movement if there is anything going on in there.
    What I do when I candle I sit down and watch for a minute or so if I see movement I mark with a star, if no movement I mark with a ? mark. I recheck it in two days. I candle the eggs by putting the air sack side of the egg on the light. For some reason it works better for me!
    Keep us posted
    Brenda
     

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