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When to candle?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Fancy Feather Poultry, Jan 28, 2008.

  1. Fancy Feather Poultry

    Fancy Feather Poultry Cooped Up

    May 30, 2007
    When is the appropriate time to candle duck eggs?
     
  2. Fancy Feather Poultry

    Fancy Feather Poultry Cooped Up

    May 30, 2007
    Bump [​IMG]
     
  3. Bantymama

    Bantymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have done ducks before. I candled at day 8 and 14. This was 3 years ago and i had mallards. The eggs were dark but i saw through them okay. What kind of ducks are u hatching.
     
  4. Fancy Feather Poultry

    Fancy Feather Poultry Cooped Up

    May 30, 2007
    Blue swedish.
     
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I usually do them on days 14 & 21. They will typically hatch around day 28.

    Jody
     
  6. lannabun

    lannabun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I useally check at day 7 incase i have bad eggs in there .. i do this mainaly cuz i have a ton more eggs sitting waiting for room in the bator . this way i weed out bad ones and more go in . then i do it again about 18 or 19 . then at day 25 i do as they go into my hatcher .
     

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