Do shipped peafowl eggs with mobile air sacs ever hatch?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Phage, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

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    Do shipped peafowl eggs with totally mobile air sacs ever hatch?
    Is there any point even setting them?
     
  2. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    as long as the air cell is not ruptured, yes. If it's jusy loose and rolls around a little you have a 50-50 shot still at them, but if you see no air cell, just tiny bubbles floating threw the egg then no, those will never hatch regadless of the species. I always candle eggs on arrival to look for that too. If they are totally ruptured, setting them is a waste of time, but have hatched a lot of the loose celled ones
     

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