What does this picture mean??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Suburban Sprouts, May 2, 2013.

  1. Suburban Sprouts

    Suburban Sprouts Songster

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    I just candled my eggs (Day 10) and most of the eggs look like this:

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    When I have candled incubated eggs in the past I could clearly see veins and whatnot...

    Any input would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. Bill 101

    Bill 101 Songster

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    At 10 days, I'd expect to see the dark area filling half the egg. It looks like they have stopped developing. Give them a few more days (day 14) & candle again. If there is no more development then something has happened.

    Did you have temp problems? Did you calibrate your thermometer? (maybe your incubator temperature is low?)
     
  3. Suburban Sprouts

    Suburban Sprouts Songster

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    Yes, I have had some temperature issues... I'll check them again in a few days and see if the dark area has grown. Is it possible to slow development without it stopping completely?
     

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