Just candled an egg..WOOHHOOO

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by terrilhb, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    Just candled an egg I saw a little something growing in it. I am so excited. My 1st time hatching. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. DPC poultry

    DPC poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good luck!
     
  3. Higins00

    Higins00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay!! What day are you on? I'm candling day 3 tomorrow. So exciting
     
  4. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    Congratulations? [​IMG] [​IMG] for you. Can't wait to get me an incubator.
     
  5. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] good luck!
     
  6. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I thought you weren't supposed to candle until about day 10?
     
  7. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    they are do on the 20th. this is day 8 in the incubator. [​IMG]
     
  8. Higins00

    Higins00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope, you can candle on day 3. Thats when you can see veins and know if the eggs are fertile. I do it again every couple of days until it's dark with the air cell. If they are clear I chuck them on day 10.
     
  9. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2010
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    My eggs are a few hours from day 3 but I HAVE to candle tonight b/c i just can't wait! Congrats!!
     
  10. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    Just candled the rest. I have 12 eggs. And guess what I saw something moving in there. I am so excited. My 1st time. [​IMG]
     

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