is movement in the egg a good sign?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 688peterl, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok im on day 16 of incubation, im incubating 2 indian runner eggs (started with 6 some were infertile and some died)

    when i candle the eggs i can see the embryo or whatever its called, and it sort of jerks and twitches in both the eggs.. is that a good sign? does that mean they are growing healthy and will hatch? they air cells on both eggs are almost identical and the embryos are a similar size too! so does twitching and jerking inside the egg mean they are doing fine?

    It even happens when the incubator is turning the eggs too, when the eggs first went in they turned but didnt actually move if you get what i mean (confusing i know) but know when they turn they sort of wobble from side to side a lot as though the babies inside are rocking the egg! and im only on day 16
     
  2. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    that is very good [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Yes, movement means life so its a good thing [​IMG]
     
  4. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    hey goat_walker i put pics up
     

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