When to remove eggs???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mandelaykay, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. mandelaykay

    mandelaykay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2011
    Southern maine
    Whe do you remove eggs that do not look like they are developing. I am on day 4 and 5 for some... how long should I wait to be sure?
  2. ChickyChickyBaby

    ChickyChickyBaby Barefoot Bantams

    Quote:10. [​IMG] If you are still unsure, day 18 [​IMG]
    Sometimes, it is hard to even see the veins starting until day 7. On day 10 you should definitely be able to tell by movement, veins etc. If I question any at all I leave til day 18...much easier to tell then
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2011
  3. skillswife

    skillswife Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    SW Montana
    I wait as long as I can, under my broody at day 4/5, 4 were questionable, by day 10 only 3 were questionable and my last check only one was obviously bad and i got rid of it. Its about day 15 I think. So had I chucked 4 eggs at days 4/5 I would have lost 3 viable chicks. The only exception is a definate blood ring, its gets chucked early on.

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