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so confused about duck egg!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ducklove334, Jan 24, 2009.

  1. Ducklove334

    Ducklove334 Off to another pond

    Nov 4, 2008
    Virginia
    so on the 14th, I set a single mallard egg from one of my girls.

    so it's been 10 days, I don't see ANY viens, bu then I don't have any experiance with darker shelled eggs, when I compare it to another egg tat has not been incubated, this is what I see.

    the unincubated egg I can see right through it.

    the egg in the bator has what looks to me like a dark "belt", the air sack is taking up about alittle less than 2/4 of the egg, and there is a little dark mass that moves when I rotate the egg,it's not stinking yet, wich i figure it would by ten days.

    I will try and get pictures at some point when I can get someone to help me. but until then what does it sound like??
     
  2. chasep

    chasep Out Of The Brooder

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    it might not be fertile
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    By 10 days you should be able to see some veins if you have a bright enough light.

    It may not be fertile if it is one of the first eggs of the season.
     

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