Does this day 14 egg look alive??

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  1. gibsosyd

    gibsosyd Out Of The Brooder

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    It's not moving, but the air cell is enlarging like it's supposed to and there is no blood ring
     
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    gibsosyd Out Of The Brooder

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  3. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Movement is the telling factor, not air cell size. Looks like a quitter.
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    If it's on day 14, no. Looks like an early quitter.
     
  5. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Air cells grow no matter what. Even in store bought unfertilized eggs the air cells grow. It's just the loss of moisture from the egg over time. That's why you can float an eating egg to get an idea of how old it is. The older the egg, the bigger the air cell. The bigger the air cell, the higher it floats.

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