Candling Ameraucana Bantam Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Cree, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. Cree

    Cree In the Brooder

    Aug 14, 2013
    Lino Lakes, MN
    I have 6 Ameraucana Bantam eggs and 6 Jersey Giant eggs on the incubator and yesterday was day 7. When I candled the eggs all but one of the Jersey Giants looked really good, but when I candled the Ameraucanas their shells looked almost bubbly and I could not see into the almost at all. Is this normal for the Ameraucanas or is there something wrong with my eggs?
  2. You probably need a stronger candling light. Shells will have a lot of differences in their quality and density. The first year of laying will give you the best quality shell. Adding calcium to their diet can improve shell quality.

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