How can I candle my chicken eggs to see if they are still alive?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Nelaka, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. Nelaka

    Nelaka Out Of The Brooder

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    So, how do I?
     
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    Here a link to a thread with some great information on candling. Basically- you just need a flashlight- and also to know what you are trying to look for. Most of all..If there are any eggs you are unsure about..dont toss them- give them an extra day or two just to make sure.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=119420
     
  3. jenlynn4

    jenlynn4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    get a mini maglight flashlight...they are the best! then be sure the room is dark and its easy.
     

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