Airsack problem?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by thatduckguyy, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. thatduckguyy

    thatduckguyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The air sack in my egg is at the bottom not at the tip of the egg. Is this normall? If it isn't is there anyway to bump it back up to the tip? Thanks
     
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    The air pocket can form in different places at times depending on how the egg is sitting as it cools after being laid. Sometimes its ok by the time the baby is ready to hatch because of the increase in size. Quite often the aircell is moving or in an incorrect position after eggs are posted - and they still hatch, so if this one has come from your own birds- it also should still have a chance to hatch normally.
     
  3. Christie Rhae

    Christie Rhae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When you say bottom... what part of egg are you talking about? The big end is where the air cell should be. The pointy end of the egg goes down.
     
  4. thatduckguyy

    thatduckguyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh okay thank god thank you. My eggs are set on their sides
     

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