Candleing Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bigredfeather, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2008
    Yorkshire, Ohio
    I candled some eggs that have been in the bator for 7 days last night. One of them had a tiny black dot that was floating around. It moved as I turned the egg. I've looked through all the pics of candleing on here, and I can't find anything like this. What does this mean?
  2. Harley's girl

    Harley's girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wait till day 10 or so to candle. Then you will really be able to see whats going on. At 7 days that is too soon to make any big decisions. I have candled as soon as 3 days but i have a super bight light. I suggest waiting till day 10. [​IMG]
  3. natalie1136

    natalie1136 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 5, 2009
    Dennison Illinois
    I had one like that. I left it in until day 14 when i candled again. I knew right away that it had died early. The other eggs were nearly full of chick on day 14. It could be o.k.. i would wait until day 14 to see if it is o.k. I never really know for sure b/c this is my first time. So i didn't remove any until day 14. Hope this helps. There are some really smart people on here I'm sure they can tell you better.


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