Handling Hatching Eggs through-out the Incubation

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bragabit, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. bragabit

    bragabit Songster

    Mar 26, 2009
    Southern Utah
    I am sorry if this has been asked already.

    1. Is candling okay? Through out the hatch up to lock down?
    2. How much time can an egg be out of bator safely?
    3. Is it better to NOT candle eggs at a certain point?
    4. Once viable can candling or handling hurt a growing chick?

  2. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Songster

    Aug 2, 2008
    Fremont, Wisconsin
    Candlingis okay but have the time out of the bator be as totally limited as possible. I always candled at 14 days. Candling and handling can cool the chick and slow the development.

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