Curing a loose air sack- is it worth the risk?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by missychicky, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. missychicky

    missychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ALL of my eggs have loose air sacks (NOOOOO!). I am using the broody as I don't have an incubater. Do you have to have an incubater to settle an egg? Can you just leave it at room temperature for 24 hours? My eggs are on day13, should I still settle them? Is it worth the risk?I only have 3 eggs so If there is a bigger than small risk of damaging and/or killing the embryo I don't want to do it.
     
  2. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    If your eggs are already under your broosy, the best thing to do is leave them alone. If you take them away from her, the eggs could get cold and that could potentially kill the chick. Let the momma do what she needs to do.
     

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