What does it mean when air cells are huge?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenlover54, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    They are larger than normal and have been this big for probably 8 days, they are on day 17 now.
  2. raimnel

    raimnel Chillin' With My Peeps

    as they incubate the air cell gets bigger
  3. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Over ventilation, to low of humidity or old eggs to start with.
  4. cracking up

    cracking up Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2009
    So Cal
    Were they shipped eggs? Did you candle before setting them? If the air cell was detached it makes the air cell huge when incubating.

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