Candling Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MallyCat22, May 21, 2011.

  1. MallyCat22

    MallyCat22 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay so my eggs under my broody are at exactly two weeks. I have 5 that i know from previous candling, that are winners. I candled them today (during the day time, i know its supposed to be dark but well.... u know how it is) and all i could really see was a huge dark mass. Is ths normal? What should i be seeing? also should i throw out the 5 other eggs that apear to be clear at this stage? Thank you!
     
  2. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

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    At 14 days, if you are seeing clear eggs - - I would toss them.
    HOWEVER, you could mark those 5 eggs and check them right before lockdown if you want.
    Odds are . . . you won't see any change and will still end up tossing them
     
  3. matlock585

    matlock585 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Judging by this chart I found in the forums here, what you saw is normal....
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