Air Cell Question - Please help!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Grindlefamily, May 12, 2008.

  1. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Songster

    Mar 30, 2008
    Fairfield, ME
    okay - so I was candling the eggs to see what I could see ( [​IMG] ) and saw some great little ones growing and wiggling. I got toward the end of the eggs (there are 35 in the bator as one was lost - I think I have a few that need to come out, but don't want to give up too soon), and saw the chick at the top, but the air cell at the bottom of the egg. I have looked at these eggs earlier in the process (they are on day 12) and had not noticed the air cell on the wrong end. (yes I did check the egg to make sure I had it in the incubator the right way [​IMG] ).

    Now my question is this....

    do I leave it be and let it be on the wrong side or ????????? This is my first hatch EVER and just don't want to mess it up.

    Please help!

  2. Chicken Cluck

    Chicken Cluck Songster

    May 12, 2008
    I don't know. I have not really heard of that before actually. But I would leave it be and take a chance. Good Luck on your first batch!

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