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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by angie 2345, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. angie 2345

    angie 2345 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 2 hens sitting on six eggs each as they went very broody tryed candling one of the eggs after 6 days of putting eggs underneth hens and all i can see is a very big dark mass within the egg is cant realy see any blood vessels but am very new to all this is that a good sign or a bad sign and my hens vave lost all there feathers underneath any advice would be very greatfull
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    If the eggs are dark shelled, it can be very difficult to see veining. Hens frequently lose/remove breast feathers when broody. Sounds as if everything is progressing normally. Relax and let the broodies do their job. [​IMG]
     

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