Question about Candling...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by [email protected]@2four, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Songster

    Mar 12, 2008
    Hello all! Quick question about candling eggs. We have some darker eggs as well as Ameraucana eggs in the bator and they are a pain to candle. Does anyone have a suggestion for a good, inexpensive candler? Maybe something homemade or just one I can buy? I have always used a mini mag flashlight and it's perfect for light colored eggs, but anything brown(even light brown) or blue is almost impossible! Any help/suggestions would be greatly appreciated!! [​IMG] Thanks!

  2. Southern Chickens

    Southern Chickens Songster

    Mar 11, 2007
    NorthWest Florida
    I use a small LED flashlight. You can get them at WalMart for under $20.00. Mine was a gift.
  3. Feathered Wings

    Feathered Wings Songster

    Oct 9, 2008
    I use a Mini Mag Light it's so small it fits right on the top of the egg.

    Not expensive it was less than $10
  4. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Crowing

    Oct 16, 2008
    I just gave up trying to candle dark eggs..

    I have a good candle light and it is hard to see with..

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