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Hold the eggs air cell end up, shine the light down through the air cell.

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I tried that, but I think I actually prefer shining it through the side while it's laying on its side. It was easier to see, for me anyways..

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Originally Posted by FreedomFarm13 View Post


Ok, so I'm pretty sure I suck at candling...couldn't figure out which way to turn the egg...but I got a kinda decent pic of the one that I could barely see a couple little veins in. It doesn't show up super well in the pic. It's right about in the middle. Can you see them?

That's good ole #7. Had faith in that one from the beginning, and as of now, it's the only one that I am willing to guess is developing so far. Hopefully when I candle again on Friday (day 7) I'll have some more definitive answers.
Also, quick question...I don't know if you can see them, but I saw these whitish little steaks that I thought were veins at first and wasn't sure what they are. Can anyone tell me? They kinda look like stress fractures or something. Is it normal? Pretty much all the eggs had these (they're at the bottom near the air cell, mostly):


ETA: Can any of you pros see something I might've missed? I'd love to know what you guys think!

I do not see cracks--They look white and are easy to see. It is a slightly porous egg but not bad.

 

I do see the veins starting. You will see a lot more on day 7.

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I do not see cracks--They look white and are easy to see. It is a slightly porous egg but not bad.

I do see the veins starting. You will see a lot more on day 7.

AAAAAH!!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SAYING THAT! I was kinda thinking maybe it was just wishful thinking that made me see veins...I'm glad someone sane can see them too! I'm so excited!!!!
Edited by FreedomFarm13 - 12/14/16 at 6:52pm

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AAAAAH!!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SAYING THAT! I was kinda thinking maybe it was just wishful thinking that made me see veins...I'm glad someone sane can see them too! I'm so excited!!!!

The whitish marks you saw are probably just striations in the shell itself... think I have 1 or 2 like that from a new layer... I'll see if I can get pics for yoh to compare to...

I'm on my phone so too hard for me to see veins for sure, but looked like a darker area in the middle of the egg that I could see... smile.png
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I do have to say, I'm glad you posted your candling photos! In my head, I keep thinking there would be more to see! (insert wishful thinking :lol:) I'm going to continue to try to wait until day 7. Oh man it'll be tough. 

 

Do you guys have someone help you take your candling photos, or is it a balancing act? 

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Slave to 5 dogs and 8 chickens, and 13 chicks from my NYD Hatch...plus whatever might be in my incubator at any given time...

 

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The ArithmaChick House - A Carport Coop (In Progress)

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I do have to say, I'm glad you posted your candling photos! In my head, I keep thinking there would be more to see! (insert wishful thinking lol.png ) I'm going to continue to try to wait until day 7. Oh man it'll be tough. 

Do you guys have someone help you take your candling photos, or is it a balancing act? 
Balancing act lol.png

I set mine on the 10th, and looky what I saw today ya.gif
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Balancing act lol.png

I set mine on the 10th, and looky what I saw today ya.gif

Woot! You have a spider! :) 

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The ArithmaChick House - A Carport Coop (In Progress)

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Slave to 5 dogs and 8 chickens, and 13 chicks from my NYD Hatch...plus whatever might be in my incubator at any given time...

 

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The Biddie Bordello - A Hoop Coop/Run Combo

 

The ArithmaChick House - A Carport Coop (In Progress)

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Count Me In I Have Button Quail And Cotornix Going In I got Some for Christmas And Some for New Years :)

 

  

 

 

   I hatched some Buttons a few yrs. back.  They were fun!  And Cute!   And quick little stinkers.  These are them.   :)

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