air cell???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bare bottom farm, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. Bare bottom farm

    Bare bottom farm Songster

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    Hi all I just bought some eggs to incubate and I have never done this before. I candle the eggs and some have what looks like hair line cracks and some have what looks like air bubbles moving around inside the eggs. Can I incubate them? are should I throw them away?
     
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  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    There should be one solid air cell. If it is broken into lots of little air cells, the egg is likely trash.

    Anything with cracks in it risks an egg-splosion. Some folks wax their cracks, with limited success, so it is up to you.
     
  3. Bare bottom farm

    Bare bottom farm Songster

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    Thank you so much! How do you wax the cracks?
     
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  4. debilorrah

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  5. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Quote:Isn't your name Bare Bottom Farm?
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    Quote:Isn't your name Bare Bottom Farm?

    *spits coke through the nose*
     
  7. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Quote:Isn't your name Bare Bottom Farm?

    *spits coke through the nose*

    It was a setup from the start. [​IMG]
     
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    Quote:*spits coke through the nose*

    It was a setup from the start. [​IMG]

    I'm thinkin you are right!!!
     
  9. Baralak

    Baralak Songster

    humm......... [​IMG]
     
  10. Bare bottom farm

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    oh well I thought there might be away to save the eggs.. but I guess the joke is on me...
     

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