Candling Question?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nuttyredhead, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. nuttyredhead

    nuttyredhead Songster

    May 3, 2010
    Southern NH
    I am on day 12 and I candled today. Im not seeing anything like my previous hatch (i think i candled later with that one though). How long do I give it before I throw them out and try to get my broody up and moving!

    Also I have a dark green egg under her, I cant see anything in there! Is there any harm in her sitting on it for another week to see if it hatches?
  2. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms

    Sep 20, 2009
    Pride, La.
    I didn't even candle the eggs when they were under my broody!! I just her do her thing!! The first time I ever candled was a week or so ago. (It was SO neat) I candled on day 7 but even though I was 99% sure that 6 eggs were no good I left them there till day 14 to make 100% sure.

    Good luck with your hatch!! [​IMG]

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