Egg Candling and Advanced Techniques for Incubation & Hatching

The candling process works by illuminating the interior of an egg so you are able to see what is inside the shell. This article will show you the correct procedure for candling an egg.

Day 1 Egg / Tag 1 Ei
Beginning Of Alimentary Tract; Vertebral Column; Nervous System And Head
Day 2 Egg / Tag 2 Ei
Beginning Of Ears And Heart. Heart Is Beating.
Day 3 Egg / Tag 3 Ei
Beginning Of Nose, Legs And Wings
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Day 4 Egg / Tag 4 Ei:
Beginning Of Tongue
Day 5 Egg / Tag 5 Ei:
Formation Of Reproductive Organs
Day 6 Egg / Tag 6 Ei
Beginning Of Beak
Day 7 Egg / Tag 7 Ei
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Day 8 Egg / Tag 8 Ei
Beginning Of Feathers
Day 9 Egg / Tag 9 Ei Day 10 Egg / Tag 10 Ei
Beginning Of Hardening Of Beak
Day 11 Egg / Tag 11 Ei
Appearance Of Scales And Claws
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Day 16 Egg / Tag 16 Ei
Scales, Claws And Beak Becoming Firm
Day 17 Egg / Tag 17 Ei
Beak Turns Toward Air Cell

Nineteenth Day – Yolk Sac Begins To Enter Body Cavity

Twentieth Day – The Chick Is In Hatching Position. It Has Pierced The Air Cell With Its Beak. Pulmonary Respiration Has Begun.

Twenty-First Day (Average For Poultry): The Chick Breaks The Shell With Its Egg Tooth (The Sharp Horny Structure On The Upper Beak, Which Will Disappear Within Days Of Hatching). An Enlargement In A Muscle In The Back Of The Neck Also Helps The Chick Force The Egg Tooth Through The Shell.

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