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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gozoish, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. gozoish

    gozoish New Egg

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    hello,

    i just received the eggs today, and before incubating i candled them and i can see that the air cell is wobbly.... is in normal for posteed eggs??? do they still have a chance to hatch??

    thank you all for your help

    david
     
  2. JEH1984

    JEH1984 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had two that was like that and they are developing fine, far as I know. I go in lockdown on Oct 12. I would let them sit for a while before you put the into the incubator.
     
  3. gozoish

    gozoish New Egg

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    thanks for reply... how long shall i let them without starting the incubator?

    thanks

    david
     
  4. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    i throw mine in right away.. I have had eggs arrive with loose air cells.. and some that looked like you took an egg beater to the air cells (lots and lots of bubbles)

    letting them sit for 24 hours did NOTHING to help my eggs.. none of the air cells reattached and none merged back into one big air cell by letting them sit

    so I put mine in right away and turn on the auto turner.. have had them hatch out just fine
     
  5. gozoish

    gozoish New Egg

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    so should i turn on the egg turner right away??? because once i read that turning should start on day 3??

    thanks
     
  6. JEH1984

    JEH1984 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I let mine just come up to warm temp. The eggs were cold when I got them and didn't want to chance it. Everyone is different with their eggs.
     
  7. ih66series

    ih66series Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Turn on the auto-turner right when you put them in.
     
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2011
  8. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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