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question about egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tamelroy, May 6, 2009.

  1. tamelroy

    tamelroy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am new to all of this, and I have an egg on day 15 and one on 16. The one on 15 is smaller than the one on 16. Is it dead, or is it because the roo is a bantman and the bigger one is a leghorn? Maybe it is just small?

    Thank you for any input!
    Tracy
     
  2. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The embryo or the egg is smaller? A bantam roo will not affect the size of the egg. I think it'll be ok. Just wait 5 more days and see what hatches! [​IMG]
     
  3. tamelroy

    tamelroy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you! I thought maybe it was gone,I havent been having much luck with these eggs.
     
  4. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Towards the final days of incubation a single day can make a noticable difference in the size of the embryo. So hang in there. Is it moving?
     
  5. tamelroy

    tamelroy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didnt see it moving, just when you moved the egg it was kind of floating in there.
     

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