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egg too dark to candle

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dathy, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. dathy

    dathy Out Of The Brooder

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    hey, just wondering, does anyone know how to candle blue ameraucana eggs.
    i am having problems with it because the egg is blue and the light will not shine in
     
  2. Lute

    Lute Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm having the same problem with some green eggs I was given. I'm just going to suck it up and wait. The eggs are due to hatch next week so we'll see.

    [​IMG]
     
  3. dathy

    dathy Out Of The Brooder

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    oh cool mine are do in a week too [​IMG]
     
  4. jruhle

    jruhle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HA! I got a batch of green eggs due in a week too!!! I decided to give up trying to candle them too.
     
  5. dathy

    dathy Out Of The Brooder

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    LOL those irritating green eggs [​IMG]
     
  6. mohillbilly

    mohillbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its easy get a round oatmeal box cut a hole in the top , find a short lamp it will fit over put a 100 watt bulb in it and you can candle any egg.
     
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  7. dathy

    dathy Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks, i might try this tomorrow night
     
  8. jruhle

    jruhle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a superbright led light that would have worked if my darn 8yr old boy didn't break it!!!! Now I gotta go buy a 100watt bulb. Dang.
     
  9. dathy

    dathy Out Of The Brooder

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    i feel your pain, i had a good led too, but my older brother ran it over with a jeep. nooooooooooo
     

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