A few candling Q's..please!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kimntep, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. kimntep

    kimntep Songster

    Dec 30, 2010
    Ocala, Florida
    Never having candled, I think I get how to do it, but when is the best time? It's been 7 days today and I'd rather not mess with them at all, but I don't want an exploding mess, either! Hubs thinks letting nature take its course is best and to leave them alone. If I decide to go for it, is it ok to snatch them all up, run into the house to my closet where it's completely dark, candle, then run them back out? Dumb, I know, but if I do it I want to do it right. Thank u!
  2. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Songster

    Apr 5, 2010
    Cody, WY
    I have done that before [​IMG] but I have also just gone out in the middle of the night [​IMG] and candled. So either way
    and yes I do candle and am glad I did or my incubator and house would of had a HORRIBLE stench, day 7, 14 and 18 are the recommended days but when I get the urge I candle [​IMG]

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