DOOMED to drown?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by M0therGoose, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. M0therGoose

    M0therGoose Out Of The Brooder

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    ok. i have 3 sebbie goose eggs in my still-air bator on day 24. Two have large air cells and one has a small air cell-- its only about 1/5 the size of the egg. what in the heck caused that and how do i fix it? does it even stand a chance?? one more thing, i know i am suppose to crank up the humidity in 2 days (day 26) but won't i end up drowning this gosling with the small air cell? Is the poor thing just doomed?[​IMG]
    thanks.
     
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  2. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    Some eggs look different than others when you candle. Go ahead and stop turning and crank up the humidty when you are supposed to. If you don't the goose will not be able to hatch.

    and DO NOT OPEN THE BATOR FOR ANYTHING UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE until the hatch is done!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  3. M0therGoose

    M0therGoose Out Of The Brooder

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    i'll follow your advice. thanks!
     

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