oopsie!

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

  1. Rogue_Woman

    Rogue_Woman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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
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    Ouch! So sorry. Glad the others are on their way.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    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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