candling

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kelliepulido, Apr 3, 2008.

  1. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    I am worried I saw that you candle w/lite at the large end and to me that was holding the egg upside down now I saw where you hold the lite on top of the egg,soo could I have killed my eggs by holding the lite with the egg upside down?
     
  2. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    Tulsa
    Quote:No.

    Rough handling might harm them, gentle turning will not, just minimise it [​IMG]
     
  3. donnap1967

    donnap1967 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mar 15, 2008
    Northern NJ
    Oh dear, I held mine sideways when I candled and I rolled them slowly around to see it from all sides. Is that bad??!

    I didn't know there was a certain position they had to be in [​IMG]
     
  4. orlandoluv1

    orlandoluv1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no you guys are fine you can roll them around to candle you just cant do it hard. gentle movemnet is not bad at all. a mom chicken rolls her eggs on every which side all the time. its nothing bad you will be fine i promise
     
  5. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2007
    Eugene,OR
    very true!

    yet it is good to candle I have found from the top...you really see everything that way!

    [​IMG]

    good luck!
     

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