1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    Not a member yet? join BYC here & then introduce yourself in our community forum here.

What the best day to candle to see the best?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Teresaann24, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Songster

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    What I am wondering is what day is the best to candle at to see good chick growth. I am using a regular flashlight and its not the best. What day should I wait to candle my eggs to see if anything is going on inside of them?
     
  2. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Songster

    3,691
    35
    223
    May 19, 2008
    East Bethel MN
    I'd say the best luck i have had was about day 10
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    7,502
    25
    301
    Jan 30, 2007
    WV
    Day 7 or 10
     
  4. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Songster

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    thank you all I am gonna candle on day 7 then again on day 10.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: