First Time Candeler

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by EmptyNest, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. EmptyNest

    EmptyNest Songster

    Jan 7, 2008
    SW Iowa
    I candled for the first time last night at Day 7. I bought a 3 watt LED Mag lite from Wally World and it worked great. Since I'm new to all this I was somewhat unsure what I was looking for. Of the 38 eggs I'm pretty sure I've got something going on in 24 of them. Of the others, 4 look very clear and the other 10 I'm just not certain on. I'll candle again on Day 14 - who am I kidding ???? I'll probably be lucky if I can wait until Day 10 - I never knew 21 days could last this long.

    I found this web site on embryo development and thought it had some good photos and info
  2. The littlest amount you handle them the better, so sit on your hands til then.

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