Pre-incubation candling shipped eggs

SailingAgape

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I'm candling and cataloging a couple different kinds of quail eggs and I have some questions about pre-incubation quail air sacs.

The eggs have rested about 24 hours with the pointy side down. So far, I've completed Candling 13 Celadon eggs and I've noticed a lot of odd shaped air sacs.

If an air sac moves, would it leave a trail everywhere it's lived or do I just have oddball shaped air sacs from here on out?

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SailingAgape

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Can you post some photos candling with the light on the bottom side?
And maybe shoot the photos from the side, not the top?
I would, but I just set them all.

I'm planning on starting turning tomorrow afternoon and candling next week. I'll take better photos then.

I used a 90,000 lumen LED flashlight and a 1/4 piece of plywood with a 1/2" hole drilled and sanded smooth in the middle
 

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Ughhh.
Just set them and :fl.

I had some jacked up air cells once and I was sure that none were going to hatch and guess what... Every single one of them hatched.
 

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How are your eggs being turned?
Are you incubating them upright or are they laying on their side?
 

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