Is this a blood ring? AHH A BACTERIAL RING?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Farmer Kitty, May 13, 2008.

  1. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    Okay, I think I know the answer but, before I toss any eggs.
    Is this a blood ring?
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    I'm on day 4 with the clutch in the Brower Top Hatch Bator and had trouble with it yesterday. I started candling this morning and found many of these. I separated them in the bator so I know which ones are which.
     
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  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    I don't think so. It looks like a yolk to me. But I've only candled once. LOL

    I hope someone answers, I have 2-3 of these myself.
     
  3. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    Quote:If you candle an egg from the fridge they are clear, so I don't think it's the yolk. I'm afraid it's a blood ring [​IMG] but, want confermation before I toss it.
     
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    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Thats not like any bloodrings I have ever seen....a bloodring would be a circle of blood around the inside of the shell from where the embryo or veining died.....

    Candle from the top down with a good small mag. flashlight in a very dark room....
     
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  6. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    Doesn't look like it to me either. Wish I had taken a pic of my two that were blood rings..... when lit up it looked like someone had taken a red pen /marker and drawn a big oval inside the egg. Not solid.... just a ring.
     
  7. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    Quote:Oh Oh, by those photos it's a bacterial ring! Anyone else think so?
     
  8. Myst4

    Myst4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Just leave them for a few days,then check...I thought my eggs had blood rings too..saw circles in the yolk...but then after a few days I saw veins and an embryo.
     
  9. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    It's not a bloodring...sorry

    I'd put a ? mark on them and candle again in a few days...my thoughts
     
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  10. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    Okay, I will keep close watch to make sure they don't start seeping and use the nose to make sure they don't start smelling and recandle them at day 7 or so.

    Thank you!

    Now off to finish candling! [​IMG]
     

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