What does this mean when I candle my eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Y master, Mar 11, 2018.

  1. Y master

    Y master Chirping

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    I candle one of my eggs and it looks different to the others. Is this one dead?
     

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  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    It almost certainly is dead. That looks like a blood ring. However, I'd keep it and keep an eye on it for a few more days.

    I generally candle at a week so that I don't disturb the growing veins.
     

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