3 Day Candling Pics

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mochicken, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    I got impatient and decided to candle yesterday and today, yesterday at 4pm began the 3rd day and today at 4 will start the 4th, I went ahead and candled the eggs today around noon so they are nearly 4 days incubated. <<< Sounds confusing when I re-read it too lol

    Anyway I took some pics with my iPhone 4, hopefully they are clear enough you can see something as I did, the pics are all of different eggs, they varied from a white bantam egg to a brown large one, I have 41 assorted chicken "barnyard mix" eggs in the incubator now, 6 bantam and various standards.

    I will post updated pics at 7 days if they are better but definitely day 10 [​IMG]

  2. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looking good! [​IMG]
  3. Cherstin

    Cherstin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 13, 2009
    North Port, FL
    Looking great! Keep up the great work! [​IMG]

    Edited to add: some of your eggs look more porous than the others, which I have heard is FINE, but it may make them more sensitive to humidity variations. When you do your next candling, I'd be sure to pay extra attention to those little ones. If this is just a weird lighting that is showing up from your phone, my apologies. But they all look very good, and from what I've read, I wouldn't put any worry at all into the porous ones. Just keep doing what you're doing, because you're definitely doing something! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2011
  4. crazypetlady

    crazypetlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks great so far. You make me want to candle mine already.
  5. bikerchic

    bikerchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 22, 2011
  6. yankeedoodle300

    yankeedoodle300 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2011
    Chicken Heaven
  7. Master_of_none

    Master_of_none New Egg

    Oct 2, 2011
    Looking good to me. I just started my first clutch ever just 3 hours after you started. I'm planning to candle at day 10. I have 15 shipped buff orpingtons. Wish me luck. I'm looking forward to see more of your pics.
  8. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    I think the eggs look more porous in the pictures, the ones that look porous in the pics are brown eggs, not sure if that makes a difference. I will keep an eye on the moisture level in the eggs at 7 days, 10 days, and 18 days by comparing the size of the air pocket in the egg as I have seen on here. Right now I am running about 50% humidity and 99.5 degrees.
  9. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop
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