Harmful to candle egg too early?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by M0therGoose, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. M0therGoose

    M0therGoose Out Of The Brooder

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    I am on day 3 with goose eggs. I know I should wait till day 7 but I am DYING to take a look NOW! Would this be harmful, even if very careful? Thanks.
     
  2. gervais22

    gervais22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well you can look, but guarantee if you haven't got a strong, i mean really strong candler. You won't see anything in a goose egg. I have a goose egg and I have a professional candler and I only saw something inside (a shadow of the embryo at about day 14!).

    It's up to you, but thats my advice.
     
  3. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    it won't hurt the egg. people tell you to wait until 7 because thats when it really starts developing and you can tell whats in there etc.
     

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