Chick upside down in egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rrcommander, May 12, 2008.

  1. rrcommander

    rrcommander In the Brooder

    May 1, 2008
    My Wife and I were candleing last night. We noticied that two of the chicks were upside down. The eggs have been in the proper postion. We are at 12 days. What are the chances of them hatching properly?
  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    I've never candled until this hatch, so I can't tell you if mine have ever been like that or not. I wouldn't think that chick embryos are like human fetuses with birthing positions though. If they have to 'turn' themselves, I'm sure there's still plenty of time to do so.

    In any event, good luck. I'm sure someone will have a better answer than me!

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