round eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by deejeff442, Feb 17, 2014.

  1. deejeff442

    deejeff442 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just put 20 eggs in my incubator. I have hatched 2 times before with great results. Problem now is almost all the eggs are round.i cant tell which end goes up?.what should I do? I just guessed what end looks bigger.
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    If you candle them in a dark room you'll be able to see the air cell :)
     
  3. A roo or two

    A roo or two Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My RSL eggs are like that a lot. Makes it difficult to tell sometimes visually. But like Pyxis said just candle in a dark room and find the air cell.
     
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    deejeff442 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They were just layed.can you see the air already?
     
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    A roo or two Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep, it will be small but it should be present. I just candled a fresh egg myself today and the air cell was present.
     
  6. deejeff442

    deejeff442 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great thanks will do.it will be dark out in an hour so I will do it in a few
     
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    deejeff442 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Didnt see any air in any of them. I did find a few with cracks though. I tossed them
     
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    A roo or two Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are they dark shelled? I know at first I had a hard time finding them in my dark shells. You can always place them on the kitchen counter for a couple days and then candle them.

    yep, definitely toss the cracked ones.
     

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