advice please eggs in incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gscritters, Feb 9, 2016.

  1. gscritters

    gscritters Out Of The Brooder

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    Advice please, I have 3 eggs in the incubator, on the 19th and 20th day 1 egg was moving all over, late on the 20th it stopped, one other egg moved a little bit then nothing, now on the 23rd day it has started moving all over again, should i do something? What if it cant get out, I dont want to loose this chick, help please all advice welcome....
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  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    21 days is just a guide for eggs to hatch, some are earlier and some are later. When you set your egg did you count day 1 as the day you set them or after a full 24 hours of incubation? Have your temperatures been stable? Sometimes if your temp has been on the low side this can delay hatch.
    Have you had your humidity high since lockdown? At least 65%?
     
  3. gscritters

    gscritters Out Of The Brooder

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    First I want to say thank you so much, My paper work with my incubator says not to go over 65% so I have stayed around 64% temps have been stedy I started the count the day after I got them, I put the eggs in a egg carton for 24 hrs after they shipped to me then in the incubator at 345 so I started my count at 345 on the next day as day 1 a full 24 hrs in the incubator,
     

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