Candeling question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sunne73, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. Sunne73

    Sunne73 Out Of The Brooder

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    When candeling an egg, if the dark blob in the egg moves as you are turning it (always floats to the top) is that a bad egg?
     
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    On what day are you candling the eggs? I usually do my first candle on day 10. You should see some veining.

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    Last edited: Oct 5, 2011
  3. Faerytalefarm

    Faerytalefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2011
    I candled eggs as early as day 4 in this current hatch and saw bribing in quite a few. Candled on day 7 (today) and 90% of my 50+ eggs show bribing. I'm done candleing for a while now! [​IMG]
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Probably. It depends on how it looks compared to the others and which day of incubation you're on. If there is no veining, then there is no life.
     

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