Hatching egg info needed

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Nugget, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. Nugget

    Nugget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can someone please let me know how old hatching eggs typically are? Can you candle them when you get them to ensure they are viable, or are they too young?

    Thanks!
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Chicken eggs can be candled at day 4-5 to check if they are fertile, and duck and goose eggs wait till day 7 or 8. You can not tell when you get them, unless they are cracked.
     

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