New to incubating!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by f8thnjc, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. f8thnjc

    f8thnjc Chirping

    Mar 12, 2011
    Hi, I am new to incubating, and I was wondering if anyone out there had any advice. We have mostly brown eggs, so we are not able to see much of anything. At what point should we, for sure, be able to see that there is progress being made? We also have two white eggs. We are only on day 4, but one of the eggs we can see an embryo in and the other we just see a blob. At this point, should we be able to see growth in the white eggs? Thanks
  2. definatly by day 7 you should see veins
  3. abritton77

    abritton77 Chirping

    Jan 9, 2011
    Broken Bow
    I can say that it is much easier than I thought it was going to be. I have seen development each time Ive candled a white egg at 3 days. I have not culled an egg yet and haven't had one blow up either. I just really dont worry too much about candling due to the fact that I haven't been able to see anything in a dark egg.

    Just my limited experiance
  4. jenlynn4

    jenlynn4 Songster

    Jan 12, 2007
    usually pretty easy to see veins and a tiny embrio by day 5 on white or light eggs.

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