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Veining at 4 days (candling) good? Weird yolk? *ADDED PICS*

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Barbedwirecat, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. Barbedwirecat

    Barbedwirecat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know everyone says 7 days to see the air pocket, but I wanted to sneak a peek since I had never candled before. I candled about 5 of my eggs quickly (out of 21 or so) and all seem to have veining and a red dot (NOT a circle) in the yolk part. Is that good?

    I also candled from the small end. Since the eggs are in a Autoturner positioned small end down. It seems like the yolks are all the way at the top (large end) of the eggs? and they don't seem round, they seem to be taking up just the top. They were shipped eggs. I'm worried they might have gotten knocked around to much, or maybe I'm just being paranoid?

    I'm going to try for a pic, dunno how that will go.
     
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2011
  2. Sounds good to me. At least, that's I see the few times I've candled at Day 4.
     
  3. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    Quote:x2. My first hatch, I candled every day, just to watch the buggers grow. And thats what I saw on day 4 as well. [​IMG]
     
  4. Barbedwirecat

    Barbedwirecat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK cool, freaked me out for a second I was like "Oh noes postal delivery service scrambled my eggies!" I founf someone else on here that posted pics on day 4 and it looks exactly like them. I even see the air pocket!! (I should see that right?)

    Here's some pics:

    candle bottom:
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    top:
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    top side:
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    Kinda hard to see, sorry I decided to wear gloves just in case.
     
  5. That's a beautiful start! They are developing embryos now and not 'just eggs'.
    Keep them growing!
    [​IMG]
    Lisa
     
  6. mommywoes

    mommywoes Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks good to me!! Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  7. Barbedwirecat

    Barbedwirecat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOOHOO thanks guys! It's going to be a loooong day till hatch day [​IMG]
     
  8. HathawayHens

    HathawayHens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah they look great! I just took a cool video of one of mine at ten days, but i don't know if you can post those here, so I had to settle for my FB page. [​IMG]
     
  9. Barbedwirecat

    Barbedwirecat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL! You have another "like"! I'm totally watching it now...[​IMG]
     
  10. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi

    Well done as they look fine and you'll see rapid growth and changes from this point [​IMG]
     

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