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Air cell Q

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChickenPeep, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    If a egg is moving (like getting ready to hatch) Does that mean it has allready poked the air cell?
     
  2. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    No it doesn't. It all depends on when they are due. I've seen my eggs move on day 18 and I checked them before lock down they didn't break the air cell. Good luck.
     

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