when a blood ring forms do the veins go away?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dehave, May 14, 2008.

  1. dehave

    dehave In the Brooder

    Apr 27, 2008
    If you can see very obvious veining and then a sort of circular edge to them that looks a little like a blood ring, is that just the edge of the veins or is that the blood ring forming? As long as the veins are there, should I assume the egg is alive?
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    With veining you will often see a ring of veins right around where the air cell begins - that's normal.

    With the ones i've had that formed blood rings, you could no longer see the veining at all, just the blood ring.
  3. jnjross

    jnjross Songster

    Apr 3, 2008
    edwards, ms
    Last edited: May 14, 2008
  4. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Songster

    May 3, 2007
    North Central MS
    I have a weird egg too. Can see definite veining.... but the "chick" connected to the veins is only the size of my little finger from the first joint to the tip. All my other chicks take up 3/4 of the egg. Today is day 16 for me. Whats up with that?

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