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Do you candle your eggs before you sell them?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Iansmommy, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. Iansmommy

    Iansmommy In the Brooder

    Apr 2, 2008
    I was just wondering if everyone candled their eggs before you sold them to see if their are any blood spots?

    Aren't they perfectly ok to eat even if there is a blood spot?

    Of topic, but does anyone have issues with eating eggs that are fertilized?
  2. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    No I do not candle them, I never let them sit under a hen. I collect my eggs a few times a day. I spoon the blood spot out, and if you have a rooster all eggs are fertile.
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

  4. tattooedchickenlady

    tattooedchickenlady Songster

    Jul 23, 2008
    Dinky Springs, la
    AS long as they don't sit under a hen for any length of time, you shouldn't have to candle them. And blood spots just happen, even with store bought eggs....

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