Is it possible for there to be a blood ring in an egg with a living embryo?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Six Chickies, Oct 13, 2013.

  1. Six Chickies

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    I have a serama egg going on day 7 tomorrow, Oct 14 2013. Last night when I candled, there were some really red smears that if you connected would make a ring around the egg, but there are also numerous blood vessels stemming from a little brown shape (my guess is the embryo)...
    Soooo... Is it possible for a blood ring to develop if there is a living embryo in the egg?[​IMG]
    The veins are the little wiggles in the bottom of the pic.
     
  2. granny hatchet

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    it may not be a blood ring but a bigger vessel but what i dont see is an air sac are u holding it upside down?
     
  3. Six Chickies

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    There is def an air sac, and its grown a little the past 3 days too. I was holding it at a weird angle because I had the flashlight and egg in the same hand, camera in the other. A blood vein pressed to the shell did pass through my mind, but I blew it off. I will give an update in a couple days to see if the embryo keeps going :)
     
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    hi, just wondered about your egg, if it had progressed ?
     
  6. Six Chickies

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    I haven't candled for 2 days, but last I checked the veins were collecting together, sooo I'm thinking I have a blood ring. I will candle tomorrow night and will let you know :)
     
  7. granny hatchet

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    hope not but guess we cant win them all.
     
  8. Six Chickies

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    Yeah. I have 10 others that appeared to be fertile and growing. So, I'm happy I've made it this far with 10! I know serama are hard to hatch, so I'm happy with that many still being fertile! :)
     
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  10. Six Chickies

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    Ugh... :( Definitely a blood ring. No veins, just a thick ugly line circling the egg... I had hopes for this one, it was the first serama egg layed at my house... :(
     

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