Candeling help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ryanhodapp, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. ryanhodapp

    ryanhodapp Songster

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    I just candled my eggs that my cochin bantum is sitting on. I have all kinds of eggs under her, 2 bantum, 2 EE's, 3 Marans, non of them are her eggs because I dont have a roo.
    I could only see through the shell of one bantum egg and saw little veins and a black spot. Hurray for me! Question, how do you see through those darker colored shells?
    (only day six, did I candle too early?)
    Help appreciated.
     
  2. abritton77

    abritton77 Chirping

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    I just don't worry about them. I candle white ones some just cause I am amazed but I try to leave them alone.
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I don't candle eggs under a broody either. She knows way more than I ever will about setting on an egg! [​IMG]
     
  4. ryanhodapp

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    thanks, I appreciate the feedback, it is just my first time and I am impatient.
     
  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Patience is the key to hatching!!! lol Sit on your hands and let her do the work!!! Keep her fed and watered. She knows what she is doing!!!
     

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