when laying eggs on side on day 18 . . .

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by KatyTheChickenLady, May 5, 2009.

  1. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    should one make sure the air cell is up or down or does anyone even bother to check?
     
  2. TheBuff

    TheBuff Out Of The Brooder

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    It don't matter after 18 days.They have plenty air on either side.
     
  3. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    mine seem to be at the top and towards one side . . . ?
     
  4. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    air cell up , pointy end down
    It does matter [​IMG]
     
  5. chicksgalore

    chicksgalore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you know where the air cell is unless you're candling them right before--that is if you're laying them on their side?
     
    Last edited: May 5, 2009
  6. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    I kinda figured I would candle them one last time as I was removing them from the turner and putting them on their sides. Do you think this sounds ok? I t kinda made sense to me to put the aircell on top . . . but then it wasn't based on anything so I thought I would ask.
     

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