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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 96civic87, Sep 18, 2015.

  1. 96civic87

    96civic87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Plz help. Im on day 10 and i dont think these eggs are changing am i right?
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  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Yes, I agree. They are clears. Either they were not fertile or for some reason did not develop.
     
  3. 96civic87

    96civic87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did them in a cheap incubator $120 dollars. Im going to buy and seperate hygrometer and thermometer before next use to compare humidity and temps
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Yes, definitely. Those could be simply unfertile eggs, but never trust an unchecked thermometer/hygrometer and NEVER trust the gages on a bator until they have been verified. I always use at least 2 thermometers in my bator (usually 3). Are these your own eggs, if so have you ever did a sample check for fertility?
     
  5. Cody A

    Cody A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea Civic they look like clears to me also. See how they look porous or could be. Wouldn't blame it on your incubator just yet.

    Edit: I would do what Amylynn is saying and double check everything also just to rule out temp problems.
     
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  6. 96civic87

    96civic87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So you saying infertile? I have eaten my eggs and there was a white dot on the yoke
     
  7. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    All yolks have a "white dot" it's the blastodisc. When the egg is fertilized the blastodisk becomes a blastoderm and the white spot takes on an appearance of a bullseye. I'm not actually saying they are or are not. I'm saying it's a possibility. Here's some examples:
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  8. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    That last one might have something in it but the others look like clears to me.
     
  9. mixedUPturk

    mixedUPturk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a really good candling pic i will share. I am a candling addict!!! This is at like day 7 with my ducks

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    Granted: they are Very easily candled, the eggs i have, but u should see at least some veining. And a reddish mass in the center. Are you incubating dark eggs? Are they Your flocks eggs? How large is your clutch set? Is this all of them? Outa curiosity what kinda bator are u using?
     
  10. 96civic87

    96civic87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is an egg i was eating [​IMG]
     

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