Loose air sac

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by waibel zoo, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. waibel zoo

    waibel zoo Songster

    Mar 23, 2009
    Sandy, UT
    I have several shipped eggs with loose air sacks. They are developing but the sack on a few will rotate the whole way aroun the egg. I stored them small side down for a day first. What is the best positioning for these eggs to get them to hatch? On the side, in a tuner small side down...?
  2. k2chickens

    k2chickens Songster

    Apr 22, 2009
    New Castle, Indiana
    in a turner small side down is the rule of thumb i believe
  3. Paganbird

    Paganbird CrescentWood Farm

    Apr 25, 2009
    Western Pa
    For best chances for hatch with a broken air cell - you won't want them turning too much. That could cause the air cell to attach to the side of the egg.
    Do a search on here for TAC (tremulous air cell) or detached air cell. You'll find a lot of helpful info.

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