Weird air cell?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by snackquack, May 29, 2017.

  1. snackquack

    snackquack Just Hatched

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    Day 25 on duck eggs and we just candled them for lockdown and noticed a few have weird spots in the air cells. Some look like light gray targets and others are just small blobs. Is this bad or just something weird?
     
  2. RubyNala97

    RubyNala97 Overrun With Chickens

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    Can you get a couple more pics? I *think* that those spots might be where the outer membrane has pulled away from the shell. Do the eggs look normal otherwise? Ducklings moving?
     
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  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Maybe they are pushing up into the air cell in attempt to internally pip and you are seeing the shadow of that?
     
  4. snackquack

    snackquack Just Hatched

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    sadly i cant get more pictures since i just put them in lockdown and im too nervous to take them out to candle again. i candled them before i put them in and they all looked pretty normal. some of the air cells were small though, and they were perfect circles on the top instead of sideways ovals that dip down.

    will they be ok?
     

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