candling15th day

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by thebanthams, Jan 21, 2012.

  1. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will it be ok to candle on 15th day ? I dont want to hurt them as I am nearing a lockdown!. [​IMG]
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Some folks never candle because they worry about upsetting the eggs.

    I candle twice.

    Day 10 and Day 18... on Day 18, I up the humidity to 67% to 70% and then I don't open the bator until the majority of the chicks are out and there are only a few pips remaining.
     
  3. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I candled the eggs last night, got two wigglers !!! [​IMG] they look like tadpoles ! My questions to that is I see eyes swimming around but hard to see the body. is this good ? (15thday) 4 other eggs has blood line, so Throw them away ? [​IMG] I am so excited I will have two little chickies !!
     

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