Candled my Silkie eggs tonight

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bantymama, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. Bantymama

    Bantymama Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Out of 20 eggs i set i have seven that are good and one i can not tell. The ones that do not look good almost look like water and have a bubble floating around any hope for them. This is my first time with shipped eggs so its a new learning experience. I also have 3 of my own eggs in there 2 Millies and one Chochin and they look good.
  2. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

    Nov 14, 2007
    Is this day 7? You should be able to see veining and maybe a little heart jumping around. If it is just day 7 you can leave till day fourteen and candle again.
  3. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Songster

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
  4. Bantymama

    Bantymama Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    It was day seven. I will give the rest more time. Bamachicken the ones that are good so far are 6 marked bu and 1 marked bs and the maybe is marked wh. Maybe they are late bloomers. If that is all i get iam still a happy hatcher. My little boody he should have some babies for me within the next 24 hours.
  5. GAhen

    GAhen Songster

    Aug 2, 2007
    Carrollton GA
    Hi bantymama,
    When I just candled at day seven I didn't know what I was looking at.
    I have checked out all the candling threads and still feel , well.......inept.
    I left all my eggs and just plan to keep a close eye on them and candle again at day 14.
    This is my first hatch and I am just staying here on BYC as much as possible and soaking up as much knowledge as possible.
    Best wishes to you!!

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