Question about Yolks & Veins...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gervais22, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. gervais22

    gervais22 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2008
    Ok, So I've always wondered. The chick absorbes the yolk. But Does it absorb it before or after it absorbs the veins on the membrane? Which comes first??

    Does it start absorbin the yolk then the veins, then finish off together. other yolk first the veins.

    I've wondered becuase I've had some hatch with no veins there and then they have some yolk after and some hatch with veins, and all the yolk absorbed and both!
  2. CindyS

    CindyS Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2008
    Geneseo, Illinois
    The veins dont absorb, the blood supply all goes into the chick, I think it happens about the same time.

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