movement in the egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by roxie03, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. roxie03

    roxie03 In the Brooder

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    What day can you expect to see movement inside the egg when candling?
     
  2. william9792

    william9792 Songster

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    you should see something by day five, but i always wait till day 10 to candle because you can see real good then and know for sure if they are growing like they should
     
  3. OCchickens

    OCchickens Songster

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    I have seen slight movement in day 3-4 with light eggs - and beating hearts! It's the sweetest thing![​IMG]
     
  4. needtohatch

    needtohatch Songster

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    Depends a little on light or dark eggs. I have dark brown and could not see much till day 9 or 10.
     
  5. oh.. I remember this one egg, it was around 12 days I think maybe 14 and I was candling when the chick put his foot on the side of the egg, I could see it SO clearly! It really was just too coooool
     

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