New to candling!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chickenchick65, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. chickenchick65

    chickenchick65 New Egg

    Feb 13, 2011
    This is my first post ever because I had to share my excitement with someone who would understand! I have hatched ducks successfully many times, but without really knowing what I was doing. With the help of this site I have become much more knowledgable, and this time have decided to learn to candle successfully. Last Thursday i set 5 ducks eggs that were found abandoned by a friend's ducks. I have been candling them every day, but didn't see anything. Yesterday, I saw fully formed air sacs and tiny tiny babies swimming around inside their eggs!!! I am so amazed and excited, but sadly my kids are only politely interested. Yeah yeah!!! It is so incredible!!! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Quote:Well we're excited for you, Congrats and keep us posted, I have a duckling thats 3 weeks old, only one to survive the hatch and mama rejected it. It's amazing how much you can fall in love with these little things. Wishing you the best on your hatching and looking forward to pictures!!and [​IMG]
  3. Welsh H. lover a(TM)?

    Welsh H. lover a(TM)? Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 21, 2011
    [​IMG] Good luck with your eggs! [​IMG]
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    Congrats and good luck. [​IMG]

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