Candeling Update: and a heated argument

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lilarabookworm, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. lilarabookworm

    lilarabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it ok to candle eggs before day seven? cuz i really want to see if anything is developing but my sister is being really annoying and wont let me.
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  2. arabookworm

    arabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you won't be able to see anything, I already told you that. and I didn't say to wait until day seven, I said day 2 and a half is a bit too early to be candling.

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  3. lilarabookworm

    lilarabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i wasnt asking you marwa [​IMG]
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  4. arabookworm

    arabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to have to [​IMG] you






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  5. lilarabookworm

    lilarabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh yeah. ill tell mama. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] to you too.
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  6. lilarabookworm

    lilarabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.
    she just taped my mouth!!!![​IMG]
     
  7. arabookworm

    arabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mission accomplished










    why are we typing our argument by the way? [​IMG]
     
  8. lilarabookworm

    lilarabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hee hee [​IMG]
    i smacked her for it [​IMG]
     
  9. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I think it's time for a time out for you siblings.

    I agree tho it doesn't really pay to try and candle that early because you won't be able to see much. The more you handle them the more likely you are to harm them. Just wait until day 7 or 8 and then give it a try. By then you should be able to see veins and a small dark spot swimming around.

    Now, quit arguing and kiss and make up! My kids used to hate when I'd make them give each other a hug and a kiss when they were fighting. [​IMG]
     
  10. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Candling in the first few days of incubation is very dangerous for the embryo, which is just trying to get its start at development. The embryo and vein network is very fragile at this time and you really should avoid handling until after 7 days.

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