1-12. EGG INSPECTION ROOM OR BOOTH
a. Room with Equipment Required. An egg candling room (or booth) and
equipment are normally available for your use; however, you must be able to prepare
the inspection area and set up the egg candling equipment if none is readily available.
An ideal candling booth is shown in figure 1-6.
Figure 1-6. Egg candling booth.
b. Ideal Inspection Room. The ideal inspection room would be:
Six feet wide, 4 feet in depth, and 7 feet high.
Temperature of the room should be controlled between 40F (4C) and
(3) The room should have a separate light switch so as to control light. The
room during candling must be as dark as possible with no cross beams of light between
you and the candling light.
(4) The room should include a candling bench, approximately 24 inches
high, 24 inches wide, and 72 inches long, with adjacent switch to control room lights.
Bench should have two shelves (figure 1-6).
(5) The room should be able to accommodate other inspection equipment
and allow you to move adequately.