how do you candle?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hennyhandler, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. Hennyhandler

    Hennyhandler SilkieJax

    Jun 10, 2009
    I was wondering when you have a broody how do you candle the eggs. Now, I know that some people don't but if do or were going to do you bring them in the house to candle or buy one that can be taken outside in the coop to do it or? Also, even if you could do it outside you wouldn't be able to do it in the day right? So all of ya'll do it at night? Any info would be appreciated as you can see I can't seem to wrap my head around this one. [​IMG]
  2. lilchick

    lilchick Songster

    May 23, 2008
    Williamsport In.
    Cup the egg in your fist and shine a strong flashlight on one end. Works better in the dark..

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