Ok so long story short i was given about 30 chicken eggs of all different breeds and 2 turkey eggs for valentines day and they are in my incubator. I have never hatched chicks before so i have been researching. I set the turkey eggs on the 15th and i set the chicken eggs on the 16th. I think that you dont count the first day i put them in there right. So since today is feb 20th so the eggs would be 4 days old? I know i am supposed to candle around day 7 and 14 but i couldnt stand so i took about 4 chicken eggs and the 2 turkey eggs out to candle them. Since i am a newbie i wasnt really sure what i was looking for but i have read about cupping your hands around the eggs and shining the light into the egg. I did that and the chicken eggs for the most part had these spots all on the side of them. On the bantam egg i did it was clear-ish until the bottom of the egg when it got darker. I think this is because it hadnt been turned enough because it is so small i dont think the turner has been moving. Oh and if this helps my incubator is LG and i have an automatic turner. Can someone please tell me any helpful hints on candling or direct me to another thread on here that has that info. Also, is it normal to see those spots on day 4 eggs? Please let me know. Here is the pic of the first egg i candled.