Candling

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by silkieluvr, Jan 21, 2008.

  1. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How early can you candle and actually see something like veins etc.?

    Thanks!!
     
  2. Pinenot

    Pinenot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In white shells, I have seen as early as 3 days. In dark eggs, I have seen as early as 5.
     
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    I usually candle for the first time on day 7.
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I don't candle til day 7, your eggs are most fragile the first 7 days and are not suppose to be handled.....my opinion....
     

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