Candling question

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Rashid100, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. Rashid100

    Rashid100 Songster

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    Hello everyone. I recently candled the batch of button quail eggs in my homemade bator, and a lot of them are developing :D however, there were some that were empty and some that Iam not too sure about. I removed the empty ones but what should I do with the ones Iam unsure about? I just want to ensure that they don't burst and infect the good eggs. Should I remove them or keep them and take a chance? Iam not able to take pics because I use my phone to candle. Any replies would help a lot.
    Thanks guys
     
  2. dc3085

    dc3085 Crowing

    I've never had an egg burst. It doesn't happen very often at all. Even then it most likely wouldn't cause any negative effects beyond a small increase in humidity. I'd leave them be if you aren't sure.
     
  3. Rashid100

    Rashid100 Songster

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    Okay thanks :D
     
  4. spotsplus

    spotsplus Songster

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    I leave the questionable ones in and recheck them in a few days. :)
     
  5. calichicken

    calichicken Crowing

    x2 You can always separate these eggs in your bator as well if you are worried. I also have never had an egg explode [​IMG]
     
  6. Rashid100

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    Thanks for the suggestions guys. I did a final candling to remove all clear eggs and quitters. 9 healthy, alive eggs now in the bator out of 20. There were 2 quitters
     

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