Just got some totally shaken eggs in mail! Any way they can survive?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bantam Username, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. Bantam Username

    Bantam Username Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got some d'anver eggs that I paid a lot for, their air cells are completely detached, if I turn them upside down, the air pocket moves all the way to the other end of the egg, and some even have bubbles in them! [​IMG]
    Two of the eggs were packed upside down with the pointy end at the top, although they were all nicely wrapped. [​IMG]
    Whats more, I bought them on Sunday and only just got them today, I paid £7 postage for these little guys expecting next day delivery and they only got sent by first class recorded which the seller only paid £3 for. I am sooo mad right now!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Any way I can get these eggs to hatch or should I just send them back and save myself the heartache? [​IMG]
     
  2. bufforp89

    bufforp89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would set them anyways, stranger things have happened then getting chicks to hatch with detached air cells and then I would get on the phone with the seller. I too would be annoyed if I went through the trouble for next day delivery to find out the seller sent them any other way. He/She owes you a refund on the shipping although you are on your own with the eggs. [​IMG] Good luck with the hatch!
     
  3. Ozchicken

    Ozchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. At this point, all you can do is give them a go. Even if you got one out of it now, you'd be ahead. Good luck.
     
  4. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Bantam Username

    Bantam Username Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks pete55, I've read this before but couldn't remember where to find it, I was hoping you'd reply to my post. [​IMG]
     
  6. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    detached and bubbly air cells never reattach for me.. I have some muscovy eggs in the bator now.. every one arrived with badly detached and bubbly air cells.. i have only lost a couple out of those eggs..a ll the rest are developing nicely and STILL have "bad" air cells.. so I don't worry any more about "bad" air cells so long as the egg itself isnt scrambled
     
  7. rarely bored

    rarely bored Chillin' With My Peeps

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