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Eggs with a bubble

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lacrystol, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    I received some eggs about 4 days ago and I started to candel them tonight, as I'm turning the egg to find the baby there's this bubble following me. Why would there be a bubble and can this be classified as NO GOOD? Or just keep it and wait to see what happens?? Several of the eggs that I received has this bubble following me, one out of 16 eggs, I can see a baby chick forming, the ones with bubbles I can not..
     
  2. ChickyLaura

    ChickyLaura The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Mar 31, 2009
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    Sounds like a loose air cell. Were they shipped? I don't think people usually have success whenever the air cell is loose. I never did.
     
  3. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    yes they were shipped, I'm just not having any luck with shipped eggs this year..
     
  4. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Quote:Would you say its safe to get rid of it now???
     
  5. ChickyLaura

    ChickyLaura The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Mar 31, 2009
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    I never had much luck hatching eggs - I'm jealous of people here that are good at it! I tried for 2 years, but I did have better luck with hatching my own eggs, or eggs that I bought from a local guy. I bought a lot of shipped eggs and spent a lot of money. I do have a really cool cuckoo silkie that I hatched out 2 years ago. I don't think I have any others that hatched, now that I think about it.

    I remember that someone on here was able to hatch from eggs with a loose air cell, so maybe if you did a search you could find some info on it. If it was me, I'd probably wait a few days just in case!

    Good luck, wish I had happier news!
     
  6. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Ok, I did good on my first batch, in fact one is wiggling as we speak but 27 eggs after that, horrible luck..
     
  7. jenlynn4

    jenlynn4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes if it has loose bubbles floating around then the air cells are broken. I have NEVER gotten one of these to hatch. I dont even try any more. I toss them. But thats just me. JEN
     
  8. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    gotcha then I will through about 9 out tonight. leaving them alone doesn't help any?
     
  9. jenlynn4

    jenlynn4 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2007
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    some people have said they can hatch them...it doesnt hurt to try, I just never have gotten them to grow. [​IMG]
     
  10. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    That really stinks out of 16 eggs I know one of them i can see the chick forming and all these others have this bubble going on. really stinks.
     

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