Embryo attached at edge of air cell?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Indigosands, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. Indigosands

    Indigosands Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you ever seen this phenomenon? I almost missed when candling because they appeared to be slightly UNDER the air cell and though I could see the veining I could not see the embryo until I tipped the egg. Eggs rested 24 hrs before going into incubator. No turning for the first 3 days, started turning IN carton 2 days ago. Side to side, approx 45 degrees. These were shipped eggs, some were air cell detached, some not. Is this bad? What should I do differently with these eggs if anything? If you have seen this occur in your own hatches did the chick hatch?
     
  2. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd like to hear some feedback on this as well...
     
  3. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    I took note of this as my chicks were developing. some were high in shell some were low. I was going to take notes and find out if boys or girls are high or low in shell, but then I lost track and just noted size diff. in eggs, some chicks developed faster. but looking back at my chart, didn't make a sex difference. keep notes okay and tell me what you find. and don't let the "haters" say "don't you think they would have figured it out already? so don't even try"
     
  4. bugglesmommy

    bugglesmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would love to hear some advice to. I could have written your post myself. I have 3/5 developing shipped eggs exactly like yours.
     
  5. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    all my chicks hatched attached to all sections of egg.
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