When to candle duck eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Corey NC, May 31, 2008.

  1. Corey NC

    Corey NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    When is the best time to candle? These eggs are saxonys and calls.
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I candle my call duck eggs around 5 days.
     
  3. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    i candle mine at 10 days you can see more in the eggs by then you will see a black dot and its heart beating
     
  4. BeckyBird

    BeckyBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are too excited to wait like I am, you can candle calls at age 4 days. You can see the tiniest little red veins. But if you don't see them, don't throw the eggs away. Day 7 is best to decide what eggs to keep and which to toss!
     

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