Eggs Feel Heavier Already, Is It My Imagination?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bantam Username, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. Bantam Username

    Bantam Username Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 3, 2011
    Wiltshire, UK
    My eggs went in the incubator on the 9th August and already they feel heavier except one which feels much lighter than the others. Is this my imagination as they are only on their third day in, or is this normal? [​IMG]
  2. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2010
    Glasgow, Scotland
    Sorry to tell you, but unless only one of your eggs is fertile you're almost definitely imagining it. Eggs should actually LOSE about 13% of their starting weight through the incubation process as the chick develops. So if your eggs don't lose weight, your chicks aren't developing as they should be! Have a look at Brinsea's website for an Incubation Guide that's free to download and that explains the moisture loss process much better than I can...

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