What am I seeing?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ElioraImmanuel, Jan 13, 2014.

  1. ElioraImmanuel

    ElioraImmanuel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm teaching a Zoology class on flying creatures of the fifth day. Tomorrow's class is on Mating and Eggs. So, of course, I'm taking my eggs in to candle. Well, I was testing my candling flashlight what do I see, but a bunch of tiny bubbles floating around in the egg. In the my, nearly, four years of raising chickens I've never seen this before.

    I want to be able to explain this to the kids. So, Help? This is a really huge eggs: 3 inches long, 4.25" circumference.
     
  2. 24chickenhome

    24chickenhome New Egg

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    If u candle the egg after 7 days and see a dot in it that is ok that is the chicks eye. But if they're are a lot like more than 3 dots in it I do not know.
     
  3. rayray983

    rayray983 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First off how old is the eggs the bubble you see in could be the co2 and sulfur of a dead embryo aka the start of a stinker I'm no scientist but sounds good to me :p
     
  4. rayray983

    rayray983 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see 5th day I only know about bubbles because my grand dad used to tell us when I was younger that the bubbles early on in the egg means it will be a rotten egg and he would have us fed em to the pigs
     

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