Ruined Incubation??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by murphyfarm, Feb 3, 2016.

  1. murphyfarm

    murphyfarm Chirping

    Jan 6, 2016
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    I'm new to incubating eggs from my own chickens. For the past 17 days I've been incubating 4 eggs. On day 18 I removed the turner and placed the eggs on the mesh. The morning of day 19 I noticed one of the eggs had shifted from it's original spot, but that afternoon, while I was gone, my mom took the eggs out and tried to candle them for around 15 mins. My question is, did the candling ruin my chances of the eggs hatching?

  2. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Songster

    Dec 11, 2015
    McVeytown PA
    I wouldn't have candled on day 19 but I wouldn't say it ruined there chance of hatching but just don't move them and make sure not to candle them any more as they should be on lockdown hope this helps
    Last edited: Feb 3, 2016
  3. gpop1

    gpop1 Songster

    May 2, 2015
    No harm done. Done it many times myself.

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