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Telling myself this right now.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pinusresinosa, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. pinusresinosa

    pinusresinosa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I showed pics from my first candling session today to someone, and they told me to stop worrying and wait a few more days. Today is technically day 4 for my first group of eggs. This is what they look like overall. Pictures are poor, I'm sorry. Dunno how to take better photos without a camera stand.

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    Top three are chicken eggs, bottom is a duck egg.

    Made this to keep me calm until Friday. As a newbie at this, this is going to have to be my reminder to chill out about eggs and development.

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    I keep googling "candle chicken egg day 4" and I see photos of veins everywhere all over the place and stuff, and the top two eggs I think I saw veins but nothing like what I see on the internet. I'm upset, kinda sad, scared, and worried today. The bottom egg of mine is a duck egg and I don't expect much today.
     
  2. pinusresinosa

    pinusresinosa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And I am now aware that it says "GOOG" and not "good". I made it with a giant wiggly kid on my lap, and I'm a little stressed. [​IMG]
     
  3. red horse ranch

    red horse ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You gave me a good giggle tho.
    I never candle my eggs until day 12 or 13. That way it either is or it isn't. No stress that way.
    Have a goog day![​IMG]
     
  4. mortie

    mortie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the first time I candled mine was around day 4 I think and I had to look really hard but I did see veins in them. I had the best luck candling them through the air sac, seems like most of mine were hiding up there. I hope you see something in yours soon! At this age, even 12 hours makes a huge difference. Good luck!
     
  5. ls430fl

    ls430fl Out Of The Brooder

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    If it makes you feel any better, I am also on day 4 and see the same thing in my eggs. I see a few faint veins in a couple but they all look like your first picture. I'm not worried. Its a learning experience if they hatch I'll be happy, if not I will try again. Happy Hatching! [​IMG]
     
  6. Anigozanthos

    Anigozanthos Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh I thought this was deliberate. In Australia GOOG is slang for egg and I was thinking it was a clever play on words!
     
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  7. pinusresinosa

    pinusresinosa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is wonderful and awesome news. I am secretly a genius among many cultures. [​IMG]
     

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