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Photo of developing egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SparrowSong, Jan 30, 2016.

  1. SparrowSong

    SparrowSong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I accidentally broke one of the eggs my broody hen is sitting on. I feel terrible. But since it was already broken, I opened it up to see how they were developing and wanted to share. This egg is about a week old. You can already see the wings and of course the eyes. She has 9 more eggs, although I don't know how many are fertile.

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  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Very, very cool picture, thanks for sharing!
     
  3. Shezadandy

    Shezadandy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry that happened to you and for the loss!
    Thank you for sharing your picture. That's amazing!!!
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    That is an amazing pic. At least you did it accidentally. My first hatch I thought I had a quitter and opened it to find just about what you found. I felt like crap. I stopped taking out anything that was questionable.
     

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