Candled Today

Discussion in 'Quail' started by ssbs, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. ssbs

    ssbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, I'm sorry for posting so many threads.. But as y'all can tell I'm a newbie.

    My eggs were shipped to me on Wendesday and arrived on Friday.. I figured it wouldn't hurt anything to go ahead and candle them, I know most don't even attempt it with coturnix eggs but why not try?.. I could see veins in about half of my 24 eggs.

    It was exciting to see them, but now I am wondering. Does that mean the ones that I couldn't see veins on are no good? I noticed that the light didn't shine as well in most of them.. Could if just be too soon to tell? Since they were just set on Friday?

    Thanks!!
     
  2. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, way too soon to tell much of anything. If you want to candle them again, I'd say at around the halfway point, whatever that is for this species (8 days, maybe).
     
  3. ssbs

    ssbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!! I figured it might just be too soon to tell with the others.. I was kinda worried since this was my first time incubating any eggs, and my bator is homemade. But it looks good so far [​IMG]
     
  4. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At about day 12, you can float test them to know EXACTLY who's going to hatch.
     

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