Kōrero: Poultry industry



Candling is when a light is shone behind eggs, allowing an operator to check for cracks and see if they are fertile. Fertility checks need to be made five to seven days after the egg has been laid. If an egg is fertile, a pattern of fine red veins will be observed.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 60 A1511

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, 'Poultry industry - Egg farming and production', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17302/candling (accessed 23 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008