Does this happen

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by terrilhb, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    My eggs have been in the incubator for 1 wk now. Might sound stupid but they feel heavier than when I put them in. Is this possible because the chicks are growing? Sorry if dumb just stumped:)
     
  2. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

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    Interesting question...I'm new so I'm sorry I can't answer for you but I'd like to hear the answer. Makes sense in my mind. [​IMG]
     
  3. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well... not really.. Eggs loose weight during incubation.. I believe the ideal amount is about 18 precent.
     
  4. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    thanks. guess it is in my mind. LOL
     
  5. KimberlyJ

    KimberlyJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have fertile chicken eggs, but I swear I can feel fertile, developing button quail, ring neck dove, and zebra finch eggs. Must be in my mind too [​IMG]
     
  6. BlueBirdChick

    BlueBirdChick On Vacation

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    mine have always felt heavier .... as the chicks have gotten bigger inside the shell.
     

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