should i candle my eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jimmythechicken, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
    we have a hen sitting on 6 eggs this is day 7 should we candle them or just let herdo her thing.if we do candle should we just go out late night an use a flashlight to candle them?this is our first time thanks jim
  2. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Songster 9 Years

    Jul 19, 2009
    Southern Illinois
    If you want to candle, you can, that is to say if your broody will allow it. I am always too curious and can't wait the full 21 days. It will probably be easier to wait till dark, that way you will get the best viewing.

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