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Candling Eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by carolcu, Dec 10, 2014.

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  1. carolcu

    carolcu Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone out there tell me the name of a good candler that will candle brown eggs. I need to be able to look for blood spots in my eggs before I sell them to a few people. A homemade candler would be o.k. if it will penetrate brown eggs. Any help would be appreciated.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/...-egg-candler-using-common-household-materials

    Hope you find this link usefull it's about home made candlers. I personally would reccomend a Brinsea ova view candler. It has a good led light easy to handle and the rubber ring that goes on the egg has a good seal that makes all the light go into the egg. Also candling in a very dark room also enhances what you see in the egg.

    Best of luck to you.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Boy, I can hardly see a developing embryo at day 7 in a brown egg......not sure you could see a blood spot.
    Wonders what they use in a commercial setting?
     
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