Just candled my eggs...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Run-A-Muck Ranch, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. Yesterday after the animal sale my mom came out and helped me candle eggs. Because I really wasn't sure what to look for...
    Anyway what a disappointment it was...
    I had 35 eggs in the incubator (these were from my own chickens).
    I thought maybe 5 were unfertile.
    I thought I could definately see about 20 little baby chick blobs in there...
    Well after she got done showing me what I really am looking for we found........
    2 fertile for sure
    2 the shells are to dark to tell.
    31 duds.... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    ~~~Some of those duds you could tell never did anything, some looked like it might of died off, so I know that some of them were fertile at one time...

    Well I hope those 2 or 4 make it....

    Have to wait a couple days yet before I can candle the eggs from 'kritter11 Kim' I really hope they have a better success rate than these did...
  2. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
    Oh boo. I hope your others turn out!
  3. love-my-wolves

    love-my-wolves Songster

    Mar 14, 2008
    Front Royal, VA
    Darn! I'm so sorry, I hope the others make it out kicking and screaming! [​IMG] Steph
  4. metcalfmk

    metcalfmk In the Brooder

    Apr 3, 2008
    Huntsville, TX
    Shoot ! Maybe your light wasn't bright enough, are you sure that many are not good?

    Hope you have good luck with your eggs!

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