One Day of Development (PICS)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by speckledhen, May 11, 2009.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Removed these eggs that were under my broody banty Cochin when we put her on different eggs we want her to hatch. These were under Shadow for one day. Decided to open them up and photograph the yolk at one day of development, just to show that development does start immediately. Tried with and without the flash.

  2. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    Hey Hey that is cool and all but aren't those mine? [​IMG] How can I be adopted Mom or distant aunt if you crack em open?

    Those are not baby Suedes are they?
    Last edited: May 11, 2009
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Those were my Ameraucana and EE eggs (BR roo) she started sitting on in the main coop. I wanted her to hatch the BBS Orps and BRs instead, so these were like "place holders" till we could get her broody pen built and her moved (done!)
  4. digginchicks

    digginchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2009
    Sullivan, Indiana
    Its just astonishing that they are able to get to chicks size in only 21 days. I figured they were a lot farther along then that by the end of the first day [​IMG]
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    By Day 4, you can see veins and a teensy, tiny beating heart if you crack one into a bowl, so development ramps up alot after Day One.
  6. Homesteading_Bound

    Homesteading_Bound Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2008

    Always looking to gain more knowledge on my flock and how they tick...[​IMG]
  7. ChickyLaura

    ChickyLaura The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Mar 31, 2009
    Eastern/Central PA
    Thanks for sharing the pics! That's really cool! I too am amazed that it only takes 21 for baby chicks to be, well, baby chicks!
  8. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Awesome learning pics! [​IMG]
  9. giasmom

    giasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2009
    Woodville, Al
    Great pics & info, Thanks for sharing.
  10. chickie_mama

    chickie_mama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Lula, GA
    Thanks!!! Those are so amazing!!!!

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