upside down egg question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mlove, May 25, 2010.

  1. mlove

    mlove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will a fertile egg still be able to hatch if it was placed small point up for 3-4 hours? When I discovered it turned the wrong way I corrected it big side up for about 9 hours and then placed in the incubator.
     
    Last edited: May 25, 2010
  2. patrickcromer@pstel.net

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i dont know about that but i turned one upside down for the entire hatch as an "expirement". it hatched but was all deformed.. so i learned to never do this again
     
  3. Cluck-a-Doodle-Doo

    Cluck-a-Doodle-Doo Out Of The Brooder

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    It'll be ok. I have had eggs delivered to me that were upside down for days while in transit and they did fine. I have one chicken who lays eggs that are perfectly oval from time to time. I have put a couple of hers in the incubator and found out I put them in upside down after 6 days, flipped them over and everything worked out good. [​IMG]
     
  4. mlove

    mlove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the help!
     

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