First time to candle ever. Is my egg good.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LaChicken84, Feb 3, 2017.

  1. LaChicken84

    LaChicken84 Out Of The Brooder

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    These are 2 different eggs. Do they look normal? Sunday will be the 7th day. I have a few that I know they are questionable. I can see the veins in these.
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    It looks like you're candling through the bottom - it would be much easier to see what's going on if you candle through the top and the air cell. The first egg I can see an embryo in and it looks to be developing. The second egg I can't make anything out.
     
  3. LaChicken84

    LaChicken84 Out Of The Brooder

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    So I need to candle thru the big end or the pointy end?
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Through the big end, the end that will be upwards in the turner if you are using an autoturner.
     
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  5. Compton Farm

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    Top egg has development, the second egg looks to have nothing. Just to be on the safe side, you can leave it in the incubator and re-candle in a couple days, if it still loois the same, it's a trash egg.
     
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