What to look for when candling brown eggs at 11 days

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pax12, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. pax12

    pax12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my look dark almost all a round and see vains evey ware but cant see moving is that bad
     
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  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    You should see good veining and the embryo or eye...when I first started candling it was rare that I saw movement...but you can see it if you wait long enough and take your time....most want to hurry candling and get the eggs back into the bator...I use my light from the bottom upward and down from the top both to see well into the egg....
     
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  3. pax12

    pax12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thanks
     
  4. pax12

    pax12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one of my chicks died in the egg
     
  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    How do you know it died?...
     
  6. karen

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    ooh. I am so sorry. It is hard to go thru no matter how old or young they are.
     
  7. lilshadow

    lilshadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    I just candled mine. On day 7, all I saw was a dark blobe no veins. I will give it more time. Mine are a dark brown shell so it is kind of hard to see in there, except for the blobe that is in there.
     

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