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candle eggs late yesterday evening.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bucky52, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. bucky52

    bucky52 Songster

    Apr 26, 2011
    i'am new at this.so really not sure what to look for.i have a pullet that has been seting on three eggs for 14 days.one of the egg looks full with a air sack on the end.two of the eggs have a dark spot the size of a 25 cent piece.when i rotated it i could see air bubbles and the dark spot just floating in liquid.from studing the pictures on candling eggs i am guessing that those two are dead.any advice would be greatly appreciated.thanks.

  2. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

    Aug 23, 2012
    My Coop
    Hi! Sorry about your eggs and this is late in coming!!!! but I have an Article we compiled ALOT of hatching information on..... below is just a copy paste of PART of the candle section.................. I hope it helps in the future!!! Entire article is at https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-101

    AGAIN, I will refer to https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/491013/goose-incubation-hatching-guide-completed & http://chat.allotment.org.uk/index.php?topic=73884.0 as a pictorial guide for candling. also this side for pics of BAD eggs, Progression Though Incubation https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/261876/chicks-are-here-egg-candling-pics-progression-though-incubation also https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/...-egg-candler-using-common-household-materials for more pic examples.

    OMG SILKIE BLUE B IS ALIVE!!!! pic below day 6

    I love this CANDLE below video!!! and she eggtopsy after... plus she cracks me up!! What a Mom!!

    Great pics of CANDLING and good and bad eggs.......





    DAY 10 candle....see EGGTOSPY pics below two blobs bubbles air sacks, one infertal moving thick airsackS Only see Silk B alive... rest look infertile all Red silkies (thinking they have a Roo problem, I emailed but no reply, go figure)


  3. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Songster

    Nov 14, 2009
    Boyers, Pa
    Sounds like you're right. Good luck with the remaining chick! What kind were they?

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