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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by KalikoFarms, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. KalikoFarms

    KalikoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2011
    What and when is the best time to candle the choc brown marans eggs? Or just leave them alone and pray?
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  2. babigyrl22

    babigyrl22 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2011
    Good question. I would like to know too. I tried this morning (day 6)....all I can make out are darkish blobs...at least I can see something right? [​IMG]
  3. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    first you need a really good strong light.. and then I would check at day 10... for lighter eggs you can see veins on day 7.. for marans I could never see much til day 10.. but either way you do need a nice bright light or you wont see much at all.. someone recommended a "blood tracker" light.. I tried one and couldnt see anything .. I prefer the OvaScope High Intensity for candling eggs.. but Im sure you could find a nice bright LED light that would work ok for ya
  4. babigyrl22

    babigyrl22 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2011
    I used a small maglight but still super hard to see. I was concentrating so much I think my eyes were playing tricks on me. Maybe I will try to find a brighter light source.
  5. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2010
    I check mine on day 11 & day 18.

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