Should I candle the eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sandy sea, May 8, 2009.

  1. sandy sea

    sandy sea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have now three broodys. Day 14, 13, and 7. Should I candle the eggs? I have ever candled eggs before and new to broodies. What do I do?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    My cousin in the west valley just had a hen that had 21 eggs under her.

    20 hatched.

    Nature knows how to do it's thing.
     
  3. sandy sea

    sandy sea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One nest has 20 eggs , the other two have around 12 each. Just wondering if I should candle them? What do I look for?
     

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