Shipment of eggs, saddled yolk?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hfrey, Sep 25, 2015.

  1. hfrey

    hfrey Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 23, 2015
    I order some silkie eggs and today they came in, last time I ordered eggs, the yolk was 'saddled' ( 'u' shapped) into the egg. Two out of three of the eggs didn't live but one had grown but needed up trying to hatch from the wrong end and I didn't know! So the baby suffocated!:( Just had two simple questions.

    How can I keep the yolk from becoming saddled?

    Do all saddled eggs end up have chicks that try and hatch from the wrong end?

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