Air cells on small end of eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Birdys Barnyard, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. Birdys Barnyard

    Birdys Barnyard In the Brooder

    Jan 9, 2009
    I just candled my 3 silkie eggs and 2 of the eggs have the air cells at the small end of the egg. What do I do? They are on Day 16.
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2009

  2. brooster

    brooster Songster

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    Well, if they are in a turner, i would take them out and lay them on thier side, continue to turn them and hope for the best.
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2009
  3. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Songster

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    I would lay them on their side too...don't give up on them!


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