Candling on day 6 - picture

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickgarden, Mar 4, 2017.

  1. chickgarden

    chickgarden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have 15 Silkie eggs in the incubator. We thought we would give candling a try using my phone flashlight. We just looked at about 4 of the eggs and all 4 had veining and what I'm guessing is an eye. We could also see movement. It was a pretty exciting to see. Here's one of the eggs. [​IMG]

    We are planning to check all of them in a couple more days.
     
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2017
  2. WillGriffin03

    WillGriffin03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks
     
  3. MerleMice

    MerleMice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a nice picture! I'm a bit jealous, all my birds lady brown eggs, I can't really see much until day 10.
     
  4. chickgarden

    chickgarden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was surprised at just how well we could see. We just hatched some quail eggs before these and couldn't see anything at all through them.
     
  5. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    That's great most of my eggs are fairly light colored. I can usually see the first signs of development by day 3.
     

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