Porous Hatching Egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Windy Lane, Mar 11, 2018.

  1. Windy Lane

    Windy Lane Chirping

    Aug 5, 2017
    I have a porous egg still in incubator. All other eggs finished. This egg was wiggling and wobbling yesterday but I haven't seen movement since and no pip; day 22-1/2. Thinking of doing a water test but concerned I would drown it. Suggestions?
  2. JaeG

    JaeG Crossing the Road

    Sep 29, 2014
    New Zealand
    I'd leave it for now. The wobbling is the chick getting into position for hatching so there's a bit of a gap between that happening and the egg hatching. You could candle it to see if you can see if it has internally pipped but keep it in the same position it's lying in so you don't confuse the chick. :fl
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