Candling dark eggs

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by butterfliesdoku, Dec 22, 2016.

  1. butterfliesdoku

    butterfliesdoku Songster

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    What is the best day to candle dark eggs?
     
  2. FoodFreedomNow

    FoodFreedomNow Songster

    I usually candle at day 7 - you should be able to see clear veining and the embryo at that point. While very dark eggs are tougher to see into, having a very bright candling light will help. I was able to candle my Black Copper Marans eggs at 7 days and gauge development pretty accurately.
     

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