larger than normal air bubble?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kimt816, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. kimt816

    kimt816 Out Of The Brooder

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    hi i have a ? this is my second batch of eggs incubating first came out great 18 babies and only 1 cull, but this batch i started out in a secondhand bator and the temp was crazy to control, once all my babies got out of new bator I moved all eggs to it day 8 temp has been stable and humidity good every since. i candled today day 14 and some have larger than what i saw on last batch air bubbles?? is this hatch doomed?? any suggestions or helpful ideas otherwise the eggs are all dark below the bubble even saw movement on a light shelled egg rest are dark shell or EE shells.
     
  2. tabatha_westcott

    tabatha_westcott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine were large too and the eggs were duds
     
  3. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
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    Quote:Large is subjective .... compare what you have with pics on Google.

    If the air-sac IS large, then the egg has lost too much weight (low humidity) and vice-versa.

    Doesn't mean it won't hatch, but it's not ideal.
     
  4. tabatha_westcott

    tabatha_westcott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's it..
     

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