Is it possible for eggs to develop at different rates?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by j'schicks, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. j'schicks

    j'schicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Is it possible that my eggs (which came all together, look identical, and went into the bator at the same time) could be developing at different paces? When I candled on day 7, I only saw development in 5 of 14 eggs. Today, day 11, I think I see development in 7 of the 9 which looked clear on day 7. These 7 eggs look like something is happening but they don't look as developed or as large as the to-be chicks in the 5 which showed development initially. Thoughts?
     
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  2. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes if you have hot or cold spots in your incubator, some could be more or less developed
     
  3. j'schicks

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    Interesting. Should I rotate the eggs around the bator or leave them where they are?
     

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