Why did I do it?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kvmommy, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. kvmommy

    kvmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2011
    Ok...i know better than to candle on day 3. I promised I wouldn't candle til day 7 or so. But here I am on day 3 and I candled a few. I have always been able to see something on day 3 on eggs this light. I couldn't see anything. I'm freaking out now. This is why I shouldn't have looked.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Well, you can agonize and re candle on day 7. You do know that eggs which 'appear' clear on day 3 can be developing, right?
     
  3. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    They will be fine. I have found that it is best not to candle until day 15.
     
  4. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi [​IMG]
    I had two clear eggs in the last hatch one I pulled early one I left. They looked identical when I took the first one out. I left the other one because it was just so pretty. It hatched on day 21 [​IMG] . I threw away a good egg [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. kvmommy

    kvmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2011
    I know it can appear clear at Day 3 even if its fine. BUT...im an insane paranoid person!!!! [​IMG] lol...i just have a hatching problem. I also have a candling problem.
     
  6. Swissmiss989

    Swissmiss989 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Haha me too! Your not alone [​IMG]
     
  7. silkymom1986

    silkymom1986 The Silkie Villa

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    I'm the same way, it's like torture!!! "Hi, my name is Paris and I am a candling addict!!!" [​IMG]
     
  8. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hey SilkyMom my Cj eggs are starting to show already [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. spowell

    spowell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I candled 29 eggs on day 3 and didn't see much. But today, on day 5..... most appear to be developing [​IMG] I wont celebrate to much yet. They are shipped eggs and I will surely have some quitters. I think most of us addicts are a lot alike.
    I want to know NOW [​IMG] that my eggs are happy and growing and that they are ALL going to hatch.....right? [​IMG]
     
  10. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sounds reasonable to meeeee [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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