Need some input before lockdown tomorrow

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wrestling_mom, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. wrestling_mom

    wrestling_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just candled, and of 15 eggs, 7 were definite, one was dead, but the others, not so sure. Is it "normal" at this stage to have any clear spots, besides the aircell? If the egg's contents swirl, is that a definite quitter? I don't want to toss a good egg, but I also don't want a mess at hatch time.
    Thanks for the help!
     
  2. cashdl

    cashdl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At this stage the chick should fill the entire egg and it should just have a large dark area and the air cell end. Any that swirl around are not good. Hope that helps.

    Lanae
     
  3. wrestling_mom

    wrestling_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That was exactly what I thought, but I didn't want to commit eggocide.
     

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