How can I see???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by The Phantom, Mar 14, 2018.

  1. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

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    I set some of my silver cuckoo marans eggs, I would like to check their fertility. But the shells are so dark I can not see a thing!!
    The flash light I use it extremely bright. Is there a way I can see through or just wait till they hatch?
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Crossing the Road

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    Just wait until they hatch or not. Keep track of the days.You could probably have them X-rayed if you have the cash???
    WISHING YOU BEST......... :highfive:
     
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  3. BobDBirdDog

    BobDBirdDog Songster

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    I have the same problems with pheasnt eggs. About all you cand do is find a very dark room (at night) and look really really really hard, and then guess.
    If that still does not do the trick, crack a couple open and check for the ring on the yolk. Somone posted a good article on what to look for so search that out on BYC if you dont know what to look for.
     
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  4. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Crossing the Road

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    What do you use to glue the shell back together.........:gig:lau:oops:
     
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  5. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

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    Ok. I have seen the ring on her eggs. Those were ones I was checking before I set these eggs.
     
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