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PostPosted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 8:24 pm 
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while doing some research for a poultry club article i found some you beaut websites i thought i would share with you all.

firstly this one gives a simple description of the structure of an egg
http://www.exploratorium.edu/cooking/eg ... ition.html
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this one is a detailed description of the formation of the egg within the chicken
http://www.ca.uky.edu/smallflocks/Facts ... uctive.pdf


while this one is an excellent powerpoint style website on the development of the chicken embyro http://chickscope.beckman.uiuc.edu/expl ... ogy/day01/

embryo at day one
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embyro at day 2
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candled egg at day 8 with labeled features
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it even has daily mri images of the developing embryo :shock: :roll: :shock:
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the site has progressed immensely since the last time i looked at it
i hope you get as much enjoyment from it as i did :lol: :P :lol: :P :lol:

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 8:58 pm 
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Good links - simple and clear pictures. I'll add it to the A-Z stickies. :thumbs:

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Great links :thumbs: Very interesting :)

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the mri's are so cool. Thanks for sharing they are so helpful. Cheers julie

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 15, 2009 9:54 pm 
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Thanks so much for those links.

I am trying to incubate for the first time and put in 18 duck eggs last night.

Temp is going fine, but I am still a little anxious as its my first attempt.
At least now I can refer to this when I candle later. :thumbs:

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