How do you candle dark brown eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Frogdogtimestwo, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. Frogdogtimestwo

    Frogdogtimestwo Songster

    May 21, 2008
    I have seen a lot of comments of its difficulty, have I missed the solution? Like the Black Copper and Cuckoo Marans eggs. Is it a matter of quality of the candler or is it not possible?
  2. Toast n Jelly

    Toast n Jelly Songster

    Jan 29, 2007
    Just make sure that the room is very dark and your light is very strong...I've always been able to see at least the air cell and veins.
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I mainly check to make sure the aircell is growing and do the sniff test to make sure it's not bad.
  4. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Crowing

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Thats what I have been looking at on some dark brown eggs I have. Air cell, not stinky. I swore today that I could see a dark blob in one finally:fl Day 17
  5. Frogdogtimestwo

    Frogdogtimestwo Songster

    May 21, 2008
    Thank you to all who answered, I searched in the old postings but did not see a clear answer!

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