OMG...First time candler here!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bec, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    This is my first set of babies ever! I am so excited! I have a broody on 5 eggs out in my barn. I candled them on day 4 and I saw veins, day 6 bigger veins, and today is day 8 and they are moving!!!!! I am in complete awe over this! I have never seen anything like it! I am so in love with these babies already! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] This is just awesome, no wonder it is so easy to get so addicted to hatching babies!
     
  2. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Quote:Glad you are having such great luck [​IMG] Be careful and don't get too nuts with disturbing the hen over and over though as I have heard of cases where the hen abandoned her nest after too much disturbance. Hope you get a great hatch!
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    What are you using to candle them? What type of candler?
     
  4. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    AR
    I love to candle the eggs. Its amazing that we can peek inside the eggs before it hatches. [​IMG] I use a LED light.
     
  5. jokker1978

    jokker1978 Out Of The Brooder

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    just dont do like me i tryed a candle to do it with hence the name .. yo candle an egg
     
  6. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    I used a flash light and my hand. That was my fancy candler...lol. I plan on leaving them alone now that I have a good idea of how many to expect.


    LOL [​IMG] Joker!!!
     

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