Destroyed air cells but still alive Photo post#1

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mandymooligan, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. Mandymooligan

    Mandymooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I received some shipped eggs that a few with aircells were totally destroyed and sloshing about (they were very well package but we know how it goes with shipping). I put them in the bator anyway and surprise surprise they developed and are still alive on day 16. The air space however is still a mess and goes up and down on both sides of the eggs. I kept them upright since they got here. It should be an interesting hatch.

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    The air cell dips down like this on the opposite side also. I have 3 like this. It is day 16.
     
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  2. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Good luck! I just got my first baby to hatch!!
     
  3. Mandymooligan

    Mandymooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG]:woot
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Good luck [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Mandymooligan

    Mandymooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I added a photo on post number one.
     
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  6. kvmommy

    kvmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gotta say im impressed. I hope they hatch for you! It gives me hope. I got quite a few jiggly air cells.
     
  7. misslady

    misslady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just had an egg hatch today that had a crazy air cell that dipped down on both sides like that. I hope that that your egg hatches too! [​IMG]
     
  8. MetalSmitten

    MetalSmitten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i've had some like that successfully hatch [​IMG] i kept them upright in an egg carton all the way through incubation to make sure the air cell stayed on top during hatch time. good luck with yours [​IMG]
     
  9. kvmommy

    kvmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:how do you keep them upright during hatch time?
     
  10. MetalSmitten

    MetalSmitten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    in an egg carton. i cut out the sides a little bit so that less of the egg is surrounded by the carton, but otherwise, they hatch just fine in vertical position. as long as the air cell is up.
     

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