Weight of eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cherndon712, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2008
    WY
    My eggs seem to be getting heavier the longer they're in the incubator...Is it my imagination?
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  2. GreggsEggs

    GreggsEggs Cooped Up

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    I would think the developing chick would weigh more then the liquid yolk and white? Thats just my guess!
     
  3. Fancy Feather Poultry

    Fancy Feather Poultry Cooped Up

    May 30, 2007
    Yes as the chicks in the egg develop the eggs should become heavier.
     
  4. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2008
    WY
    So that might mean I have some chickees!?
     
  5. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2007
    Eugene,OR
    candle them and see! [​IMG]
     
  6. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2008
    WY
    [​IMG] I looked and I don't have a SINGLE FLASHLIGHT!! Guess I'm going to the store! [​IMG]
     
  7. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2007
    Eugene,OR
    tell us what happens when you candle!
    You should see somthing in there!
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  8. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually the egg should weigh 15 to 20% less at hatching, Than when it was put in the incubator
     

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