Egg Candler

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Soonerguy33, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. Soonerguy33

    Soonerguy33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any suggestions on making a homemade egg candler
     
  2. mulia24

    mulia24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    *cup* your hand and put a 5 led torch ($2 here) below and egg on top. finish.
     
  3. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    I agree. A high powered LED flashlight works perfectly well for me.
     
  4. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The LED light works great. Very handy and doesn't cost much.
     
  5. I use a LED light from Harbor Frieght and it works great. Or take a lamp, cut a circle into a metal can and put it over the top of the light bulb and use that.
     
  6. oldcityfarmer

    oldcityfarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Cut a round hole,smaller then the egg, put a light (flashlight should work) hold the egg up to the hole. Cheap and easy
     
  7. Countrywife

    Countrywife Corrupted by a Redneck

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    Put the flashlight in one end of a toilet paper or paper towel tube and set the egg on the other in a dark room. I have no idea if this works on dark eggs.
     
  8. Soonerguy33

    Soonerguy33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what day can i candle the eggs?
     
  9. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I usually candle at or around day ten.
     

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