Duck egg air sac too big ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by robosock2, May 25, 2019.

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  1. robosock2

    robosock2 Hatching

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    Hi I got six duck eggs 17 days ago and I decided to candle then today but i noticed the air sac is very big can any body recommend me a solution.
     
  2. WolfGirlMagic

    WolfGirlMagic Songster

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    The best thing to do is keep an eye on the humidity.
    Too low of humidity can cause the egg to loose internal moisture causing the air cell to become larger than it should.
    Note that it is natural for the air cell to get larger over the course of the incubation.
    I always make sure to spritz my eggs with water 4 times a day.
    Depending on how large the air cell is correcting any humidity issues may be just enough to keep the egg viable.
    If the air cell is too small there is not much you can do.
     
  3. WolfGirlMagic

    WolfGirlMagic Songster

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    Can you tell me where the air cell is at based on this diagram?
     

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