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First time candling

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Moonwalker, Feb 22, 2008.

  1. Moonwalker

    Moonwalker Songster

    Jan 9, 2008
    Washburn, MO
    This is the first time I've ever candled eggs!
    I checked the first batch of 40 that were set 6 days ago and except for 2 that were cracked, all of them had big dark areas! Most are dark brown, so I couldn't see veins, but I could see a blob in the middle of the dark area. I used a small LED flashlite and my hand. I tried it out on some fresh eggs to have something to compare to.
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    YAY! I also use a flashlight to candle.
  3. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007

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