When should you see something in a fertile egg?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by WRVgirl, May 23, 2017.

  1. WRVgirl

    WRVgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just trying to get some reassurance at this point because while I've been told to wait until day 10, all the pictures I'm seeing show veining by day 4-5.

    Is this normal?

    My candling light was super powerful a few years ago but I'm wondering if it's just junk now.

    I'm day 5, officially around 6pm tonight. All of my eggs look like the picture. I'm on a tight timeline so if I need to get new eggs, I should start looking now to get them shipped.

    Advice? Should I assume they're bad eggs or give them more time?

    I'm used to chicken eggs where by 5 days you can see with certainty what's going on in there
     

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  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depending on the color of the egg and the power of the light. You should see veins by day 5. I never candle until day seven.
     
  3. Tlmcq

    Tlmcq Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good flashlight works if your candle light is too dim.
     
  4. WRVgirl

    WRVgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a good high powered flashlight :)
     
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  5. WRVgirl

    WRVgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, tonight I have this in two eggs. At least I can see an air cell now

    I'll wait a few days but I can't see veins or anything but the aircell in two right now.
     

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