Can I candle turkey eggs with a regular flashlight?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Teresaann24, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I tried candling tonigth Only 3 days I was not expectign to see anything just wanted to see how good I could see inside with my regular flashlight I couldnt see the air sac at all but my battiers are dying in my flashlight. I could see the egg yolk which looks like it was extended. I am wondering once I get batteris and its working right will I be able to see any development in my turkey eggs with a regular flashlight.
  2. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    I'm getting turkey eggs this week. [​IMG] I hope [​IMG]. I'll be eggcited to see the answer, hope you get one soon. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Recieved my eggs today. As I look at them they look like you could see through them. Their not that dark.
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2009
  3. drmeyes236

    drmeyes236 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2009
    I don't know about turkey eggs, but I can see in my duck eggs with no problem. I can even see during the day because the are white. We did build a candler with a coffee can and a light bulb for better viewing.
  4. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    If the light is bright enough you can use it. Get you some new energizers and let the bunny earn his keep. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

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