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Why does this happen? Looks like yolk explodes in shell...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GJ_Kate, May 7, 2011.

  1. GJ_Kate

    GJ_Kate Songster

    Feb 27, 2011
    Grand Junction
    So I've been trying to hatch shipped eggs, but I'm at 4500 ft in elevation. So I haven't hatched ANY so far and I've received 5 different shipments! So what usually happens (other than detached air cells) is that the chick starts forming, then about halfway when you're not expecting, I candle and its dead and it looks like the yolk is all over the place...
    Any ideas? I've been using the dry hatch and I have a hovabator with a fan and an auto turner, if any of that helps. I guess I should have taken a picture before I threw this last egg away! shoot....

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