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candling eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by blazer327, Feb 20, 2011.

  1. blazer327

    blazer327 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was just wondering if anyone could answer a question for me. i am incubating eggs and today is the 8th day so i decided to see if there was any life in there. I can definitely tell that there is life, but i can only see them on one side. I have been turning the eggs every eight hours. I was just wondering if this is common or if i didn't turn them enough. They are brown eggs so i am having a hard time seeing anything. Thanks for any information!
     
  2. MjChickens

    MjChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It sounds like the eggs are not being turned enough. Try and turn them more often. Hope this helps.
     

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