1 egg incubating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by snaphu, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. snaphu

    snaphu Chirping

    Jun 18, 2010
    here's the story... I had a broody hen sitting on 4 eggs, she ate 2 of them when they hatched [​IMG]

    I managed to save one chick, who is doing really well, and there was one remaining egg under the hen... I fired her (I felt like frying her [​IMG]) and quickly set up a simple incubator with a garden heat pad, and over-head heat lamp... kind of crude, but the temperature is at about 97° F and the humidity is around 70 - 80%...

    no sign of movement for the last couple of days, my question is - is it wise, or safe, to candle it at this late stage, it's at about day 21 or day 22?

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