weird thing when candleing

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by silkies4penny, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. silkies4penny

    silkies4penny Out Of The Brooder

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    hey everyone, I am on day ten with my eggs, and I was wondering if anyone can post a link to a candled egg that was twins. I have one egg that has moving dark spots on both sides of the egg. I was wondering if it was possibly a twin or if I am growing some sort of monster beast. they are bearded buff silkies. anyone have any insight?!
     
  2. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea, but I'd love to see a picture of your egg!
     
  3. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Twins in chickens happens. I've never had this happen to me, but some here have. If they are 2 chicks in 1 egg, they will not hatch on their own and most likely will die before hatch date. Type "twin chicks" in the search bar.
     
  4. KLRA

    KLRA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I candled this afternoon and had the same thought! I'm on day 9 and have only been seeing one eye these past few days, so I think she's just grown in length a lot and I see one end of her on each side of the egg. Do you think that could be your situation too? Or is the spot really dark like another eye?
     
  5. silkies4penny

    silkies4penny Out Of The Brooder

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    I definitly did not see an extra yolk really, so maybe it was that it grew to the other side of the egg:) Im such a rookie!
     
  6. Ukiah

    Ukiah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't say for sure with-out a picture.
    Last year my twin chicks looked similar to what you described when candled.
     
  7. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    sounds like a twin. i had a twin but it failed to hatch
     
  8. steponme1104

    steponme1104 Out Of The Brooder

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    I would be interested in seeing a pics also!!
     
  9. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    There are a couple of You Tube videos that show twin chicks hatching. They needed help to hatch.
     

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