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Candling question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by WhiteCochinLover, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Songster

    Sep 10, 2011
    I have candled before but it was last year and forgot.... But we have a broody hen and one young roo and we just let her sit on the eggs cause we didnt think they were fertile... well I candled them a few days ago and in 6 of the eggs I saw like all black and an air cell .... When should they hatch I dated the eggs when they were layed just incase and some were laid 2/5 - 2/8 so when should they hatch?

  2. They should hatch 21 days after she started staying on them but give them a few days longer to be safe. [​IMG]

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