Successful hatch with saddlebag air cells?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tail_feather, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. tail_feather

    tail_feather Songster

    Mar 12, 2009
    Huntsville, AL
    I have 30 eggs due to hatch this weekend all were shipped. 10 or so have saddlebag air cells. Several dip very low into the egg. I know this happens from rough handling during shipping. I have hatched a ton of eggs in my life but these saddlebags are severe. My question is: Has anyone had success with saddlebag air cells hatching on their own?? Thanks in advance! ~Rand

  2. Firekin1

    Firekin1 Songster

    Apr 5, 2014
    Nova Scotia
    Yes! I recieved a dozen eggs with a few extras all with saddled air cells, I had 7 hatch successfully, the others quit at different stages and never made lock down. When I laid them down for lock down I made sure the saddled sides were not on the bottom. I don't know if this made a difference or not though.

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