Is something wrong with my eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lacrystol, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    I candled my chicken eggs tonight and noticed out of the 4 eggs, 3 of them have the Dip Down air cell. these eggs aren't due to hatch for another week and yet I'm seeing the air cell has already enlarged, should i be worried?? Chicks are still moving... should I quit turning them. i have never had chick eggs do this a week before it's time... Temp is staying at a nice 100.2 and humidity is at 50 to 55%
     
  2. fatsu

    fatsu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had some do this in the past and they turned out fine. I'm not sure why it happens tho.
     
  3. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    I'm wondering if I need to stop turning them. Lockdown is Saturday, I think I will just continue turning them until lockdown.
     
  4. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keeping turning till lockdown
     
  5. Higins00

    Higins00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep turning, do everything as normal
     

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