23rd Day Detached Air Cell

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Kyzmette, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. Kyzmette

    Kyzmette Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2013
    I'm trying to hatch some SGD and Isbar eggs. I knew chance of hatch was low, especially on the Isbars, since they were shipped and every air cell was completely detached. I have one SGD with no action at all from the others on the 23rd day, and I was convinced I had lost all the rest, so I candled. To my surprise, there's movement in one Isbar egg. The others show nothing hopeful.

    My dilemma now is, do I assist the Isbar, or keep waiting? I have it sitting upright in an egg crate, and it appears to be internally pipped. Of course, I could be seeing movement of a dead chick due to a moving air cell.

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