Is this a blood ring?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lsv313, May 5, 2011.

  1. lsv313

    lsv313 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know it's not the best picture. There are some veins around the circle, but you can't seem them in the pic. This is the 11th day of setting on duck eggs, although they've seemed a few days behind in the candling. Last night they looked like day 7's.
     
  2. kickenChickens

    kickenChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I see vessels.... Looks good to me!
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    NO!!!! It is a viable chicken. I blood ring i quite obvious - the is a ring around the egg with only clear above and below it. THAT is a chick.
     
  4. lsv313

    lsv313 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! That is very good news! This is my first hatch, and out of 4 eggs, two went bad, and then the two left looked like this tonight. I was beginning to think I lost them all! I do wonder though - I don't know how well you can tell in the picture - but I couldn't see a clear embryo in the middle? Yesterday I thought I could, and other pictures I've seen seem to have one. Does that change things? Or could it just be buried or not as visible tonight somehow? This is stressful! [​IMG]
     
  5. kickenChickens

    kickenChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    sometimes you see it sometimes you don't. Just don't stress, check again at day 14 or so. Things will work out fine in the end. [​IMG]
     
  6. ginormous chicken

    ginormous chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No!!! That is a viable egg!
     
  7. lsv313

    lsv313 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, everyone, you were right! I recandled tonight and both eggs looked similar, but in one I saw the embryo moving around inside! Amazing!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:I am so glad to read that you found out it was ok!!!! I saw a perfectly viable chick in there.
     

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