Egg shape and size?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 77horses, Sep 20, 2009.

  1. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
    One of our Red Star hens laid a strange egg; it's normal sized, but it's more round than circle. In fact it's almost a full circle. I'm planning on incubating it this week. Will the roundness of it effect the chick development and hatching?
  2. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    I had one like that once and someone told me to check it after about 5 days and make sure I had the air cell at the top.
  3. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2009
    Charlotte, NC
    I've set a couple round eggs. Definitely check the air cell as soon as it becomes visible and get it in there the right way up (air cell at top).

    Good luck!

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