possible broken air cell, but chick still alive??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Griffox, Jan 4, 2009.

  1. Griffox

    Griffox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I candled today (day 17) there seemed to be movement in the aircell when I rock the egg, as if liquid is moving. The chick is still alive and kicking though. Will it survive until it pips? Is there anyway for me to prevent it from drowning? I don't want to lose this one!!!
     
  2. Felicitas

    Felicitas Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had several with wobbly air cells right there towards the end, and I left them in and they all hatched. Don't know if that helps.
     
  3. Griffox

    Griffox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's very encouraging. Thank you Felicitas.

    ETA: I really enjoyed looking at your paintings. You have an amazing gift. I'm envious. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2009
  4. Felicitas

    Felicitas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Thank you, that is very sweet of you! Good luck with your hatch!
     

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