Is this a quitter?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by thomp119, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. thomp119

    thomp119 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am on day 8 of my button quail egg incubation (half way through) I candled this morning and saw this.... Is it a quitter?

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  2. thomp119

    thomp119 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Come on... 10 views and no opinions? Anything would help :)
     
  3. TweetyNPetey

    TweetyNPetey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, I believe this is a quitter. You should not be able to see anything black on day 8 except for a dot; the eye.
     
  4. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes quitter, it has a blood ring around it, looks like it died around day 3 or so, crack it open and have a look, if you compare it to your other viable eggs they should be much darker provided they were all started at the same time.
     
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  6. thomp119

    thomp119 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the help! i "eggtopsied" it and it was in fact a quitter. Bummer!
     

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