Still seeing only yolk when will I see viens?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by can you hear me now?, Jul 10, 2008.

  1. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    am wanting to candle my eggs in bator. First time hatcher but read well I think. Only problem is i don't want an egg to explode because best room in house is my bedroom for bator. When should I expect to see anything other than the yolk in the egg?
     
  2. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
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    I usually first candle around 7 days.
     
  3. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you i am so excited this is my first hatch and know nothing about what I am looking for when I want to candle or when i should even begin to try.
     
  4. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
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    Congrats! What are you hatching?
     
  5. ezbird

    ezbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry stealing your tread, [​IMG]. Does anybody know why some eggs have a dark area in the egg when candled?
     
  6. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
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    That's the embryo [​IMG]
     
  7. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Am hatching crosses for a guy I work with in exchange for the bator I am using to hatch em. LOL looks like I am back to the middle ages, bartering and all. Any my rooster is a silver phoenix and the hens are a white leghorn, a RIR, and a black sex link.
     
  8. ezbird

    ezbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm on day 16. As the eggs are developing do they have a tendency to have more weight on the pointy end?
     
  9. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, and you'll notice the air cell getting bigger on the large end.
     
  10. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    http://lancaster.unl.edu/4h/Embryology/embryophotos.shtml

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    day 7 the embryo has established itself pretty well. You should see veins near the airsac, and a small blob (for lack of a more technical term) possibly movement. Before day 7 be VERY gentle with the egg... you don't want to disrupt the veins with quick or rough handling. [​IMG]

    Good luck with your hatch!! [​IMG]
     

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