Light bulb for candling

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Spitman, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. Spitman

    Spitman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I made a homemade candling box with a hole at the top to view egg. Im using a 100w bulb on the inside of box is that wattage good or do i need a special type of bulb, or more wattage? It seems to work ok but im not seeing the type of vascualation as I see in the candling post here on this Forum???
     
  2. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    Quote:I never had any luck with those types of home-made contraptions for candling. I got myself a $3.00 LED flashlight from Home Depot and hold it under my cupped hand w/ the egg on top. It works like a dream!

    Here are some pictures I took using the flashlight:
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