Detached air cell? Any hope? Day 13 shipped eggs under broody hen

TylerEngland

Chirping
May 17, 2018
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Kentucky
When candling my day 13 Swedish flowery hen eggs today, I noticed that one of them seems to have that dreaded saddle-shaped/wobbly air cell. I had let the eggs rest pointy side down prior to putting them under then hen, but I guess that didn't help with this egg. My question is this - is there any hope for this egg or anything else I can do? I do not want to have it develop into a chick only to drown when trying to hatch. My apologies for the photo quality and if this is a dumb question - this is my first rodeo. Thanks in advance! (Photos are of the same egg and there are some lines drawn on it with pencil)

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TylerEngland

Chirping
May 17, 2018
52
49
71
Kentucky
does anyone have any advice? I can try and create a makeshift incubator if the egg has to be in a certain position to hatch, if that is the only hope...

should I try to make an incubator, let it be and maybe it will hatch, or remove it to save it from suffering?

TIA
 

TylerEngland

Chirping
May 17, 2018
52
49
71
Kentucky
Sorry, no one was able to answer, how did your hatch go?

thank you for asking! none of them made it...they seemed to develop to term but just didn't hatch. we did end up getting the broody to adopt some 3-day-old chicks though, so sort of a happy ending!
 

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