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Candled eggs at 5 days

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenmama22, Oct 10, 2007.

  1. chickenmama22

    chickenmama22 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2007
    Oh, I had so much fun candling eggs today. They are 5 days old and they were shipped from Texas to NJ last week. A LOT of them are looking good! Here's one that I photographed. I just looooove candling [​IMG]


    I have 30+ in the incubator. I think I'm hooked [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2007
  2. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    looks like a good egg to me .and yes you are hooked
  3. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Someday.Somehow.Somewhere............. I WILL candle eggs...... I am so afraid of losing some..........I won't even start....... someday.somehow
  4. Queen of the Lilliputians

    Queen of the Lilliputians Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2007
    Looks terrific!

    What color eggs are they? What are you using for a candler? Wow.. hope I can see as clearly!

  5. chickenmama22

    chickenmama22 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2007
    Quote:I think that one is a white egg, probably a Blue Andalusian, but I'm not sure.

    I used a standard, cheap Walmart/Home Depot flashlight with good batteries in a dark room. I cup my hand around the egg and the light to focus it. I'm wondering what I'll be able to see with one of those really high-powered flashlights... hmm, add that to Christmas list [​IMG]

    I marked the eggs yesterday and I saw something (veins) in 21 of the 30. I'll keep checking the others along the way. I'm really happy as these were shipped 1/2way across the country!


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