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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by berkeleysprings, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. got it
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2009

  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    Is there anyway to just lay them on their side? Or do you have an egg turner? I have to hand turn mine, so I keep mine on their side.
  3. i have a turner
  4. serendipity22

    serendipity22 Songster

    Jul 1, 2007
    can you post photos and maybe someone can help you that way?
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I often have this issue with my Marans eggs. I lay them on their sides for 3 or 4 days and by that time I can usually candle and am able to see which end the air cell is on.
  6. lilly

    lilly Clucks N Pups

    Mar 25, 2009
    southern illinois
    I thought I was the only one with that problem, glad to hear that I am not.Two of them have air cells that reach around the side of the eggs at 16 days in the incubator. I wonder if that is the problem and stupid me put them in upside down.The chicks are alive and kicking so I guess I'll see on monday, yes my hatch date is april fools day.
  7. cant post any photos but what i did is put 6 of them under my broody hen and lettting her figure it out , theres 2 or so out of the 9 left for the incubator that i might just guess .. its 50 -50 heads or tails

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