Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Rogue_Woman, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. Rogue_Woman

    Rogue_Woman Songster

    May 12, 2008
    I set some shipped eggs this past saturday and didn't get a chance to candle before putting them in the bator (where the heck is a flashlight when you need it??) I finally got a new light today, and pulled them all out to candle. The blue eggs were obviously scrambled, but I really couldn't see a dern thing in the dark brown ones (welsummer eggs). I took the blue ones out and opened them before tossing, don't need exploding eggs in the garbage! I figured if those were scrambled, then the rest certainly were too, so I opened one welsummer egg. Oops. Perfectly healthy chick. I left the rest of the brown ones alone. [​IMG]
  2. CheerfulHeart2

    CheerfulHeart2 Creative Problem Solver

    Apr 8, 2009
    Phoenix, AZ
    Ouch! So sorry. Glad the others are on their way.
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Oh no! I'm having a hard time seeing into the Welsummer eggs too.

    I also set mine this past Sat.

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