Do shipped peafowl eggs with mobile air sacs ever hatch?

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

  1. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist 9 Years

    Aug 1, 2009
    San Diego, CA
    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 Crowing

    Mar 9, 2008
    Hahira, GA
    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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