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fresh laid eggs developing air cell on the side of the egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Heidisgran, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. Heidisgran

    Heidisgran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't a clue why
    the eggs are fresh laid by my buff orps, in an egg turner but the air cells are developing on the side instead of the top.
    has anyone a clue why or ever experienced this??
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    That's odd. When you incubate, do you lay the eggs on their sides?

    I have no idea what would cause them to be detached, but I'd treat them like shipped eggs and incubate them upright in an egg carton, either all the way thru until hatch or once the air cells stay put. Good luck.
     
  3. Heidisgran

    Heidisgran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are in an egg turner...I'm pretty sure it's going on with 1 hens eggs
    it is odd
     

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