When and how do you candle eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DUCKGIRL89, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am getting six khaki eggs on 23rd through the 29th and I would like to know as much as posible at candling your eggs. Pics to if you have them thanks.
     
  2. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first hatch I think I candled daily LOL but now I do it on day 3, 7, 14 and 18. It keeps me a little saner:eek:
    Ayda
     
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Ducks get candled on 6, 10, 18, and lock down

    Dark room, preferably a closet with no light leaking in. Hold eggs fat end up, place light (narrow torch/flash light) agaist fat end to illuminated the egg.

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  4. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I heard it was the 7th day and then you stop. But ok that helps alot thanks.
     

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