Shipped eggs day 7 just candled, have some questions

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by happyhens, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. happyhens

    happyhens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I received 24 eggs 8 days ago, they have been in the bator for a week now. I candled this morning, and threw out 3 eggs (all 3 were clear and 2 of the 3 had small cracks that I hadn't noticed before) There were some eggs that had noticeable veins, but the air cell wasn't attached to the top. It floated around all over the egg as I turned it. I put these eggs back in the bator, but will they hatch? They are in egg cartons, so the air cell is at the top of the egg anyway. I assume this is due to them being shipped, I have another dozen of my own eggs in with the shipped eggs, and only one of them was clear and the air cells were perfectly fine. So should I throw the bad air-cell eggs out or will they hatch? Thanks.
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    From what I have read they can hatch.
    Dont jump the gun on youre eggs and start tossing to soon some might surprise you:p
     
  3. BawGock

    BawGock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd hold on to the weird air cell eggs.
    They probably will be fine, from what folks have told me.
    I got some like that now and I just took them out the turner today (18) and the babies are developing and moving just like the other eggs.
    I have mine in a carton now, too.
    Carolyn
     
  4. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs are exactly the same wayand I had them shipped to, I will be super dissapointed if my $42.20 babies don't hatch.Please help us![​IMG]
     
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  5. BawGock

    BawGock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess that's just the risk of shipped eggs.
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    That's for all of our funky air cells growing into chicks!
    Carolyn
     
  6. happyhens

    happyhens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. I will hang on to them, I'm crossing my fingers too!
     

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