Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ecse129, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. ecse129

    ecse129 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have hatched chicks before but this is my first time with ducklings. They are growing beautifully but this one looks funny when I candle it. I can see the embryo moving so I know it is alive, but I didn't know if this was normal. This is a picture of the side of it.[​IMG]
     
  2. ecse129

    ecse129 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Forgot to add they are on day 9
     
  3. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    That is common for a shipped egg. Sometimes you'll see it with other eggs, but in general, just turn it as usual and proceed- they can hatch just fine with that aircell.
     
  4. ecse129

    ecse129 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! They are in a Brinsea with automatic turner, but because so many of the eggs were infertile now it isn't very full and the eggs mostly rest on their side so I didn't know if that was the problem. Thanks again!
     

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