Just candled...growth stuck to one side of the egg...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bearfeet3, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. bearfeet3

    bearfeet3 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just candled and it looks like the veining and embryo is staying at only on one side of the egg. My incubator turns every hour so I don't know what went wrong. What is this?
     
  2. melissastraka

    melissastraka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
    Hoquiam, WA
    I dont know but sending good vibes for your babies. [​IMG]
     
  3. bearfeet3

    bearfeet3 Out Of The Brooder

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    ANYONE? Is there anything I can do? would a warm damp washcloth on that side loosen it up?
     
  4. Catalina

    Catalina Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2007
    Minnesota
    That's normal [​IMG]
     
  5. bearfeet3

    bearfeet3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Really? It seems to be developing ok, But no matter which way I turn it, it sticks to one side.
     
  6. Catalina

    Catalina Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2007
    Minnesota
    What day are you on?

    A large portion of the egg will be the air sac and then you'll have the baby.
     
  7. bearfeet3

    bearfeet3 Out Of The Brooder

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    It's on day 9 but It's a goose egg, so it takes 30 days... The air cell is still smallish.
     
  8. Catalina

    Catalina Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2007
    Minnesota
    Oh, sorry I don't know anything about goose eggs [​IMG]
     
  9. bearfeet3

    bearfeet3 Out Of The Brooder

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    With candling it shouldnt be much different from chicken eggs other than it being less developed at 9 days than a chicken egg would be. Heres a pretty horrible ilustration I did showing what it looks like when I candle from the pointy end. The brown blob is the embryo. [​IMG]
     
  10. GaNewChick

    GaNewChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    McDonough, Ga.
    Thanks for the illustration ~ I'm going to candle mine tomorrow on day 8. This gives an idea of what I should be looking for. [​IMG]
     

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