Best candler?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Knittycat, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. Knittycat

    Knittycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok folks, what is the best, brightest candler out there? I mean, I wanna be able to see my bones through my hands when I put my palm over the sucker.
     
  2. Megan Amber

    Megan Amber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well. actually if the candler is to bright it can harm your eggs! I just use a good flashlight for all my eggs. However most of my eggs are lighter in color!
     
  3. Knittycat

    Knittycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know the heat can hurt the eggs. I was unaware that plain light could too. I just want to be sure of what I'm seeing! I'm not planning on leaving it on the eggs for many minutes, just a few seconds to check what's going on in there. What's your suggestion?
     
  4. clairebear

    clairebear Out Of The Brooder

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    I like the Brinsea high powered ova scope candler. It works well, even on blue eggs. Marans eggs are difficult no matter what you candle with, at least that's been my experience, but much easier with this than other methods I've tried.
     

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