egg dilemma, chick not same size?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by klf73, May 17, 2010.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    I have some eggs in the hatcher, I candled them last night before they went in. They were all set the same time and all in my brinsea, fan etc. When I candled, I thought one of the eggs was a quitter as it looked only about 10-12 days along but the veins were still good and it was swimming around. The rest of the eggs were full of chick just like they should. Has anyone had this happen? I wasn't sure if I should keep it in the bator or put it in the hatcher? I am thinking it must have some sort of birth defect to not grow properly [​IMG] . Ideas, suggestions?
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    My only advice would be to leave it in the incy after the others have hatched.........wait and see!
  3. chikalady

    chikalady Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 27, 2010
    I locked down yesterday and 2 out of 19 eggs seemed under developed to me but they were moving around so I just kept them in there. I hope they will be OK.

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