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Should I check or be patient?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cozycritters, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. cozycritters

    cozycritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 9 little bantam eggs in my incubator, and last night I candled them (day 4) because I was candling my goose eggs, and I didn't see anything-- nothing at all! They looked completely clear! Do you think I should open one to see what's going on, or sit tight for another week or so and candle again?
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    4 days is way too early to try and see if they are developing. You need to wait until at least day 7 to see veining.
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I say wait. I can find them as early as 3 days... but not reliably. I don't toss till day 10 minimum.
     
  4. cozycritters

    cozycritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I figured I was jumping the gun!
     
  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Way too early to be telling if they are doing anything....patience....
     

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