What should a 2.5 day egg look like, CRACKED OPEN....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by my4ladies, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. my4ladies

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    if it is fertile & developing? I really think I cooked my eggs the first day in the 'bator, but I have the temp stable now...go figure. So, feeling like I had nothing to lose, I started cracking open eggs. 1st one, not fertile. 2nd one, not fertile, etc. 5th one was fertile, or so it looked, but it was just that bullseye appearance, no blood ring, no veins....looked like a freshly cracked fertile egg. The 6th egg appeared fertile too, but a little more progressed than the last. Still no veins though. SO my question: you can see veins when candling on day 3 (some pics I've seen even day 2), so I would think that the veins would at least be visible at day 2.5 when cracked open, right? And should the veins be red?

    There are still a few left, but I wanted to get this question answered before I give up. [​IMG]
     
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  3. my4ladies

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    Thank you....I had searched all over! Yes that last one I opened looked like somewhere between day 2 and 3. I had really thought I nuked them early on, and now, maybe I hadn't : (
     
  4. nicoletm24

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    IMP....awesome link! thanks...
     

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