kookykate328

Chirping
8 Years
Jun 25, 2011
269
0
99
im not sure exacly how old the eggs are but there are 2 and they are about 7 days old. can someone post some pics of what healthy eggs should look like by now please the incubator kept getting a little too cold for some reason so i want to make sure they are still ok
 

kookykate328

Chirping
8 Years
Jun 25, 2011
269
0
99
thank you! but what do you think the best way to candle the eggs is? i cant really see in the egg the way im doing it and i cant tell if it looks like the pictures or not
 

anbsmom

Chirping
7 Years
Apr 15, 2012
215
6
98
Western North Carolina
I have used a small flash light with a strong bulb before and it worked well. I have a candler now and it works just a little better than the flash light. If you go to the Learning Center link at the top of the page there is a section telling how you can build your own candler.
 

kookykate328

Chirping
8 Years
Jun 25, 2011
269
0
99
Thank youuu. I'll try that but when I tried on a brighter light I couldn't really see anything really. Do you think they are alive in there???? I hope soo but the temp has been going between 98 and 100 usually but once it was down to 96. Do you think they are ok?
 

anbsmom

Chirping
7 Years
Apr 15, 2012
215
6
98
Western North Carolina
Are you in complete darkness when you candle? It makes a huge difference. I even put a blanket over my head to get it really dark. I think that as long as the temp didn't stay low too long that you will be okay. It may slow development and they may hatch a day or two late, but I'm thinking that they will be okay.
 

kookykate328

Chirping
8 Years
Jun 25, 2011
269
0
99
ok thank you! and it isnt too dark eventhough all the lights are off its still light ill try the blanket thing thank you
 

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