This is a really cool image showing a simple illustration of embryo growth inside the egg. Handy to check if you are candling your eggs... where are yours matching up?
On Day 8:
- Tail feathers are beginning to form
- Eyelids are forming
- Egg tooth is forming (this is a bump on the beak that helps a new chick break through the shell)
- Bone marrow is beginning to form in the legs
Photo credit: Enchantedlearning.com