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Air sac?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kmfriend, May 24, 2016.

  1. kmfriend

    kmfriend Out Of The Brooder

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    This is day 8. I do not see air sacs. This is a second try. I do not have a hygrometer but I do have a thermometer and temp has been stable. I have a cup of water in styrofoam incubator, with fan and egg turner.
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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    It looks like you're shining the light through the bottom, narrow part of the egg. The air cells are in the top, blunt part, so you need to shine the light there to see them.
     
  3. kmfriend

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    I am having operator error uploading photos with my phone. That photo above looks ok. What about this one?
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  4. kmfriend

    kmfriend Out Of The Brooder

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    You're right! I'll go try again.
     
  5. kmfriend

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    They are there! Thanks for helping me with that. They are a tad smaller than I would expect from looking at pictures so I added a bit of water to increase the humidity.
     
  6. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    You're welcome! If they're smaller than you want them to be you actually need to decrease the humidity so the egg loses more moisture.
     
    Last edited: May 25, 2016
  7. kmfriend

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    Geez, one of these days I'll get it correct!
     

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