Speckled Eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chick1043, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Hi, this is my first time incubating eggs! [​IMG] I just candled them for the first time. I saw some of the eggs had speckles. What does that mean? And how can you tell if the embryo is dead? I already looked on the BYC incubating eggs thread and I didn't see anything that helped. Thanks.
     
  2. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Although I did see something in all of them!
     
  3. MetalSmitten

    MetalSmitten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    look up photos of "porous" eggs and compare to what you remember seeing. it's usually recommended to not set super porous eggs, but, give 'em a chance since you already set them. they might turn out just fine, especially since you're seeing signs of life [​IMG]
     
  4. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Yeah, I guess you could call it a "porous" egg. Because that's what it looks like. I didn't know they were "porous" eggs when I set them. Do they hatch?
     

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