Saddle shaped air cell

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sarah4, Oct 23, 2014.

  1. Sarah4

    Sarah4 Out Of The Brooder

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    I purchased some French copper maran eggs on eBay and I candled them at day 6 and noticed all of them have saddle shaped air cells, they are dark eggs so I could just make out the weird shaped air cell and can't see any veining at all. Will they still hatch with this deformed air cell? Or was my purchase for nothing? Should I post some pictures for people to look at?
     
  2. Frizzlett98

    Frizzlett98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pictures would probably help.
     
  3. Aphrael

    Aphrael Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pics wouldn't hurt. If the eggs are alive and developing, they can still hatch just fine with the saddle shaped air cells.
     
  4. Sarah4

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  5. Sarah4

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    I'm not seeing any bringing at all but the eggs are so dark I can barely make out the air cells. So I'm just not sure
     
  6. Aphrael

    Aphrael Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this the day 6 candle pics? If so, then wait till day 10 and candle again. With the dark shells it is harder to see development, especially so early, and shipped eggs can be slower to get going sometimes. At day 10 you'll have a better chance to tell if there is development going on in there.
     

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