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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bunch-a-chickens, Nov 25, 2007.

  1. bunch-a-chickens

    bunch-a-chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how does an inubating egg gain weight? its not like it eats.
     
  2. silkiechicken

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  3. bunch-a-chickens

    bunch-a-chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ooo, i knew that [​IMG]
     
  4. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    It grows by absorbing the yolk. Converting the yolk to baby chicken releases heat and energy which reduced the final weight of the egg by hatching time.

    Works though, most of the time - pretty cool, eh??
     

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