air bubble question....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DirtCreature, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 28 eggs in the bator right now, some due the 12th and some due the 19th... all shipped eggs, all i let sit before putting in the bator, all have bubble at the "big" end, BUT all are wonky.... like not perfect or close to perfect circles....

    Will this effect them hatching?
    if so how?
    Is there anything i can do to fix the problem (if it is a problem)...?

    Thanks,
    Melissa~
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing you can do about it. It's very common in shipped eggs. Your hatch rate will most likely be lower. I have shipped eggs in the bator as well and 2 of them have detached air cells but are developing.
     
  3. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all mine are developing, the ones that where not we already got rid of...

    Does this mean that out of the ones that are still in that are good some of those arent going to make it either?
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There's no way to know that for sure, but if they are developing normally, they probably have as good a chance at hatching as the others.
     
  5. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok well thanks so much! [​IMG]
     
  6. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Best of luck with those shipped babies!
     
  7. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks! im super excited, my first batch, that would have been due a couple days ago where ALL bad. and they where all local eggs. im pretty sure the guy sold me un-fertile eggs to begin with.

    These came from GA and Utah and seem to be doing fine, (except the bubble thing)

    And he said it was some how my fault..... [​IMG]
     

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