How do you candle an egg?

candychick

In the Brooder
7 Years
Sep 22, 2012
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How do you candle an egg? Can you use a regular flashlight? and does a patch of dark stuff mean that there is a chick inside? My broody hen is due tom and i wanted to know how i could candle the eggs to know for sure if there were going to be chicks
 

nettifer

Chirping
6 Years
Apr 8, 2013
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you need an led torch a small one make an o with your thumb and next finger over the top of the light to sit the egg on,big side down and a dark room good luck! and happy hatching
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