Help with air cells

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Granny Hoffman, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. Granny Hoffman

    Granny Hoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 12 barnyard mix shipped eggs due to go into lockdown on Sunday, I candled them tonight and the air cells are misshaped and on one egg the air cell is totally on the side of the egg, not on the normal large end of the egg. I have them in a turner, temp right at 99 to 100, forced air and not watching the humidity. My plan is to put them into lockdown in a carton, I think I read somewhere here on a thread. I usually have the humidity at 65% during lockdown, should I change that for these weird air cells and is there a chance that they will even hatch. They are full of veins and I do see movement. Any help would be appreciated if anyone has had this before.

    Thanks
    Judy
     
  2. GreenGoddess

    GreenGoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2009
    St Pauls, NC
    If the air cells will go back to the top of the egg, go ahead and put those in cartons as planned.. Any that the air cells are on the side, place those on the floor of the bator with the air cell up... Broken air cells can hatch as I have done it before... [​IMG]

    Goddess [​IMG]
     
  3. Granny Hoffman

    Granny Hoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you Goddess [​IMG]
     

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