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

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    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

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    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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