Candling dark eggs

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

  1. butterfliesdoku

    butterfliesdoku Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2015
    What is the best day to candle dark eggs?
  2. FoodFreedomNow

    FoodFreedomNow Chillin' With My Peeps

    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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