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water test

Discussion in 'Quail' started by makenzielee98, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. makenzielee98

    makenzielee98 New Egg

    Apr 1, 2016
    if it does not wiggle in the water but does stay up and doesn't sink is it still alive or is it dead!?? PLEASSSEEE help me.
  2. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 21, 2015
    No where Nebraska
    You really need to give more information
  3. Gatewayto

    Gatewayto Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 8, 2016
    Battle Ground WA
    I believe you want to test if your fertile eggs have a living bird inside of it.

    The water test is not a good way to see if an egg is "dead", but rather it is a way to see if an egg is alive.

    Using the water test to see if an incubating egg is still actively growing:
    What you are looking for is if the egg is "moving" or making the water moves.

    See how these eggs are moving a little in the water?

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