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Small Air Cells

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ayschmidt, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. ayschmidt

    ayschmidt Out Of The Brooder

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    I sat about 30 eggs in the incubator on Thursday (3 days ago) I decided to candle a couple tonight just to see if you could see anything. We have never hatched out of white eggs and my son and I were eager to see if we could get a better look at the process. I noticed that they have a very small air cell at the top of the egg. Is this normal for eggs this early in the process? Like I said we have never hatched out anything but our own brown eggs and you can never really get a good look at those. They were not shipped I actually got them from my uncle and I let them settle over night in the carton. Any ideas what is going on or is this completely normal. HELP!!!!
     
  2. mortie

    mortie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The ones I am going to set tomorrow morning have an air cell the size of a dime.
     
  3. ayschmidt

    ayschmidt Out Of The Brooder

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    That is close to the size that I have. Is that normal?
     
  4. ayschmidt

    ayschmidt Out Of The Brooder

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    After a little more research I see that this is nothing to worry about. THANKS THOUGH!
     
  5. mortie

    mortie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it is pretty normal. Good luck with your eggs!
     
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