QUESTION on air holes

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hangin Wit My Peeps, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    I have read many thing saying things about air holes in your incubated eggs...when do these form?
     
  2. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will grow on the big end of the egg.
     
  3. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you mean the air sac. [​IMG]
    I am teasing, but I didn't want some newbie reading this and poking an air hole in their hatching eggs.
     
  4. aberfitch

    aberfitch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes it is the air cell and it is round end of the egg.
     
  5. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Do you mean the air sac. wink
    I am teasing, but I didn't want some newbie reading this and poking an air hole in their hatching eggs.

    LOL YUP that's what I meant! Thanks much! And when will I notice these? HA should i even be hatching eggs???? lol​
     
  6. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am sure you'll do great!
    Here is the classic diagram

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    Is this what you were looking for?
     
  7. Hangin Wit My Peeps

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    wow that is pretty interesting! Thanks a lot. I had no idea...here I thought I was ready to stick some eggs in the incubator! I'm a little more ready now. Glad I'm reading and learning [​IMG]
     
  8. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice post Josie, that is a great example.
     
  9. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Eggseronious, though I can't take too much credit, you can find this at MS State and a bunch of other places.
     
  10. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you going to be using a automatic turner or turning them by hand?
     

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