Can you successfully decode my candling results?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BackyardMix, May 15, 2011.

  1. BackyardMix

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    I put my eggs in on 5/10 for half and 5/11 for the other. Today, I candled them. My eggs had speckled dots inside them and no veins or anything. Is it too early to say or is something wrong with my eggs?
     
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  2. lovin my birds

    lovin my birds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On day 5 I could see veins in my eggs very well. Idk, if this is the case for all eggs though. [​IMG]
     
  3. BackyardMix

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    *sobs*
     
  4. hokankai

    hokankai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    could you post a pictures? the spots you saw were most likely the pores of the egg.

    Wait until day 7 for light eggs and day 10 for colored/dark eggs.

    Also, how bright is your light? BRIGHT LEDs work best
     
  5. lovin my birds

    lovin my birds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is very true. I use a maglight it works good. I would definately wait a little longer.
     
  6. yook2000

    yook2000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After a week, the veins should be very clearly when candling. While I always have problem to candle the green/blue eggs, even some cream ones.
     
  7. BackyardMix

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    Quote:I can't post pics but I'll describe them. They have dots in them, all over though very light. With the worst one, you can see the dots without candling. My light is 60 watt. And thank you!
     
  8. BackyardMix

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    Quote:What if the veins aren't seen clearly? Will they still have a chance of hatching?
     
  9. BackyardMix

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    Quote:How long do you suggest waiting? Did I harm the eggs by doing it too early?
     
  10. gameboygal12

    gameboygal12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the spots are the pours in the egg. I've heard that these eggs aren't ideal for hatching, but I'm incubating one right now and it's on day 17 and doing great! I would at least give them a few days to see if anything develops
     

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