Newbie question about viable eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kaybee123, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. kaybee123

    kaybee123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I candled tonight at day 3 (I know it's early but . . . ) I see the air sac area and then I see dark blobs with no veining at the top end in the air sac area. Are my eggs developing or is that the yolk sac I am seeing? These eggs came from MT and I am in FL and they were not cracked in shipment but not sure they weren't scrambled in the process. One egg I can see the dark mass move up and down depending on whether at small or large end of egg. The other ones the masses stay in he upper end whether turning large or small end.

    I've looked at bazillion pics but not sure if it is yolk or development I am seeing.

    Thanks!
     
  2. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think you are seeing the yolk! You wont be seeing much at day 3, but you will start seeing SOMETHING at day 5 at the least. Can we see pics?
     
  3. kaybee123

    kaybee123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will try . . . if I'm not too technically challenged! ;)
     
  4. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol. So what breeds are these eggs?
     
  5. kaybee123

    kaybee123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It was a mixture Purchased from someone here and the eggs are olive, blue, green, and dark brown. Some were pure Ameraucanas while others were a mixture of marans, EEs, etc.

    I can't seem to get a pic up but I will work on it tonight. :). I'll just attempt to be patient until around day 7 and see what's happened then. I'm doing this with my 9 year old son so it makes it eggtra fun!
     
  6. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool! They will be very pretty birds! Wish you the best of luck!
     
  7. kaybee123

    kaybee123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]
     
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    kaybee123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This one shows dark (yolk?) at the top and the saddle air sac faintly in the middle[​IMG]
     
  9. kaybee123

    kaybee123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One more, these are three different eggs.[​IMG]
     
  10. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh the pictures dont show! :(
     

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