4 day late eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Yato, Nov 23, 2016.

  1. Yato

    Yato New Egg

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    Hi, I started incubating a batch of button quail eggs around 3 weeks ago and I'm starting to get concerned. They are 4 days late, and no internal pips. When I float test them, they do shake a little though. The temperature has remained fairly stable with 2-3 spikes to 39-40 degree for half an hour. The humidity has been weird. The incubator I am using is small, so it easy to add too much water, as any more than 1/2 a teaspoon would make it reach 90%. These are hatched eggs... Should I be concerned? They are moving in water, just not pipping.
     
  2. PeepersMama

    PeepersMama Living in a galaxy far, far away...

    If they haven't pipped I'd say they're dead. The temp spikes can kill them no matter how frequent they are. Do you hear them peeping?
     

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