what should i see on an egg when i candle them?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cowman910, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. cowman910

    cowman910 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2009
    Suffolk County,NY
    i have some eggs that are three days old i started to get impatient and candeled them. when i did that i saw that one of the eggs had little spots on them were you could see the light through the membrane and the other one had small lines going across are they veins or something else. are these eggs even fertile i am not sure. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2009
  2. congdon476

    congdon476 GaLLiNa LOcA

    Dec 31, 2008
    Pueblo Area
    At three days there's not much to see. Wait until days 7 and 14 to candle again. Then you should see a dark spot and then a dark spot that's moving a bit. Google candling chicken eggs... there are some great photo references out there for it.

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