When Do I Candle?

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  1. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    on January the 11 ,I put 49 eggs of Georgia Giant quails in the incubator

    when should I candle them?

    Thank you in advance
     
  2. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    DOESNT GET ANY EASIER TO CANDLE IN QUAIL WORLD THAN BOB EGGS [​IMG]

    THEY'VE BEEN COOKIN A WEEK NOW YOU SHOULD BE SEEING VIENING AND EVEN HEAVY SHADOWS IN THE CENTER TONIGHT
     
  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    7 Days again at 18 days when you move to hatcher
     
  4. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just candle the eggs

    out of the 49 5 were totally clear

    the rest have lot of red veins

    44 left
     
  5. Berlena

    Berlena Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:What about Coturnix eggs? Is it hard to candle those? I don't have a fancy "candler" gonna have to use a flashlight or something...
     
  6. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, but it is not possible to see much of anything. You can see a chick forming if there is a big dark mass, but you can't see any details at all. The ones that don't develop have a greenish glow.
     
  7. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    It is possible to see through coturnix eggs in a really dark room and a candler. I have done it and you can see some veins under the air cell.
     
  8. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:What about Coturnix eggs? Is it hard to candle those? I don't have a fancy "candler" gonna have to use a flashlight or something...

    COTURNIX GET THE RON POPIEL TREATMENT....

    SET IT AND FORGET IT [​IMG]

    WHEN ITS LATE FLOAT 'EM TO SEE IF YOU SHOULD GIVE THEM MORE TIME TP HATCH
     
  9. Berlena

    Berlena Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Yeah I figured as much after reading a little more.... thanks. They will just hatch(or not) soon enough! [​IMG]
     

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