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farm:candling:cracks

CRACKS
Cracks are not always easy to spot.
These cracks are caused by the egg freezing…
Click here to see above picture with crack marked.Notice how the crack appears to seal itself once the egg thaws.
All of the above have cracks caused by freezing. These eggs may still be suitable for eating, as long as they are washed while still frozen, and eaten within a few days. Do not eat these eggs raw. Make sure they are cooked.
Click here to see the picture with crack marked This goose egg has cracks that seem to have happened before the egg was laid, as the cracks seem just under the surface. It is possible the cracks came about as the result of some trauma to the goose (she may have fallen or run into something) before she even laid the egg.
Click here to see the picture with crack marked. This egg is cracked as a result of some impact (at the end with the air cell)
Watch a short clip of a cracked egg being candled. Watch a different short clip of a cracked egg being candled.
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farm/candling/cracks.txt · Last modified: 2020-05-09 15:02 (external edit)