Abnormal air cell shape on Day 12 :'(

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lamNervousNellie, Apr 21, 2011.

  1. lamNervousNellie

    lamNervousNellie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just candled my 12 eggs. 3 were quitters [​IMG] but they were all collected on the same day so I'm thinking they got too cold out in the barn and couldn't make it through the 21-day haul.. that's not what's really concerning me though..

    This is:
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    Same egg, different angle:
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    Luckily only one egg looks this way, the rest look like this: [​IMG] Which I'm assuming is normal for a 12 day "dry hatch" [​IMG] I don't exactly recall how big the air cells were on my last hatch, which wasn't "dry".


    I think I already know my answer, but I wanted confirmation from everyone: My little abnormal-air-cell-chick isn't going to make it, is he?

    [​IMG] [​IMG] Ugh, I think I need a [​IMG]
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Unfortunately, no. That is way too big to be considered viable. [​IMG]
     

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