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silkie sittin on eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sager:)silkies, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. sager:)silkies

    sager:)silkies Songster

    Oct 1, 2011
    Canada
    I have my female silkie named saltana sittin on eggs but i want to mark them but what should i use i don't want to kill the eggs and when u candle eggs i seen the veins on friday and now it monday night and its kinda black with like a air sac or something is there an actual way to tell or is it jus by experince pllzz help this is my first time
     

  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    sager:)silkies :

    I have my female silkie named saltana sittin on eggs but i want to mark them but what should i use i don't want to kill the eggs and when u candle eggs i seen the veins on friday and now it monday night and its kinda black with like a air sac or something is there an actual way to tell or is it jus by experince pllzz help this is my first time

    pencils are what most use but I tend to use a fine tip sharpie and put a small X on it..pencil will rub off​
     
  3. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Songster

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    I use pencils myself but I know a lot of folk prefer to use Sharpies and it doesn't harm the eggs in any way.
     

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