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Is this an Embryo ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BunnyStyles, Oct 14, 2014.

  1. BunnyStyles

    BunnyStyles Chirping

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    I was candling my eggs and i came across this one, the thing in red circle was moving as i moved the egg aswell, i was wondering if it could possibly be a embryo? i dont know im new to this stuff
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  2. maranfarmer563

    maranfarmer563 Songster

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    How many days old are you at
     
  3. BunnyStyles

    BunnyStyles Chirping

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    i actually have no idea sorry probably near 4 days or so idk
     
  4. maranfarmer563

    maranfarmer563 Songster

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    I always put on calendar,so I know when they hatch.wait a week to candle,should see the veins by then. What kinda eggs are they
     
  5. BunnyStyles

    BunnyStyles Chirping

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    muscovy duck eggs
     
  6. maranfarmer563

    maranfarmer563 Songster

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    I thought it looked big. Ducks take 4 weeks. Good luck,are they under momma or incubator?
     
  7. BunnyStyles

    BunnyStyles Chirping

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    they are under momma :)
     
  8. maranfarmer563

    maranfarmer563 Songster

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    Muscovy's are great moms
     
  9. BunnyStyles

    BunnyStyles Chirping

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    :) she is going to be a great mother :)
     
  10. Orca5094

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    A little too early to tell for sure, especially for a Muscovy egg. They take 35 days to hatch (versus other duck species who typically take around 28 days). Like maranfarmer suggested, I'd wait about a week and candle again. At that point you'll definitely be able to tell if any are developing.

    Also, you should definitely mark down the day she started incubating (or as close as you can figure) and calculate 35 days from that so you know when to expect little ones. ;)
     

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