Questions on candling on day 17???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by happyhens44, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    ( I dont have a good bright flash light)

    I was candling 5 eggs and I noticed

    2 of the eggs the light shined through....

    3 of them it was pure dark

    does that mean the ones that shined through have no chicks in them, or could it be my bad flash light????


    Oh. and then I did, Another broodies eggs,

    and 2 of the eggs shined through
    and 2 were complety dark?
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:The clear ones are no good, and the ones that are dark inside are chicks. CONGRATS!!!!!
     
  3. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    Sweet [​IMG] I hope atleast one hatches for each mama [​IMG]
     
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I think you are safe that a couple will hatch, this late in the game! [​IMG]
     
  5. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    Yeah I candled them one more time to make sure theres no chick in there, and I think it was the same, between the two broodies I had 4/9 eggs where bad, well I brought them in the house and I cracked them open to see if they started to form and died, or if they just did not start at all. I cracked them all open and (they did not slip out, like a normal egg would do, they splashed out and they smelt sour!!! [​IMG] Ewww they did not form at all )

    But I have 5 more chicks to look forward too [​IMG]



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