Questions about candling eggs....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bollyboo, May 14, 2011.

  1. bollyboo

    bollyboo New Egg

    Jul 3, 2010
    Trying again to hatch a batch of Cuckoo Marans eggs. (Had NO luck the first go-round). I have a bit of a tough time candling them since the shells are so dark. Any advice? [​IMG]
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    Wait until day 14. It becomes more obvious when the light wont pass through ANY part of the shell. You can also try candling from the bottom to see if the mass in there has changed.

    But really, I dont candle the dark eggs. I just hope for the best.

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