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my last candling question & then I'll consider myself defeated

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Kelly FG, Jun 7, 2008.

  1. Kelly FG

    Kelly FG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Broody has a single dark Welsummer egg, its day 24. I just candled again & I don't see movement at all, no pulsing, no kicking. But the air space looks bigger & there are shadows of something inside the dark end that I can't make out. I would say the shadows move, but it doesn't seem like a chick that's three days overdue looking to pip.
    the egg doesn't stink, its shell is pristine.
    just tell it to me like it is.....my egg is no good right?
     
  2. buzzard chick

    buzzard chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just went through the same thing. I candled with the same results. When I bit the bullet and opened the eggs up there was semi developed rotted chicks. [​IMG]
     
  3. Kelly FG

    Kelly FG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for the honest reply buzzard. i guess i'll open the egg later
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  4. buzzard chick

    buzzard chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry it wasn't what you wanted to hear. I am just as disappointed about my hatch. Better luck next time I guess:aww
     

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