AHHHH Help!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Leadnation, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. Leadnation

    Leadnation Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey guys day 7 here I candled my coturnix quail eggs and all of them have a clear air pocket in the pointy end are they doomed?
    So much work checking temperature and turning 3x a day I hope they make it...
     
  2. Leadnation

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    OK more info. Is my first time hatching I let the eggs sit for 3 hours after I opened the package (mail) and set them in the incubator. My incubator does not helps everytime I open it to turn the eggs and close it it spikes to 105 and I have to regulate it for 15 minutes to get to 100f.
     
  3. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Are there any signs of babies in the eggs? What kind of bator are you useing? That high of temps that often probly dosnt bode well. I have never heard of eggs ALL haveing air cells in the wrong spot much less all at the pointed end. Can you take a picture when you candle?
     
  4. katsdar

    katsdar Overrun With Chickens

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    Can you tilt the whole bator instead of opening it every time? We need more information on your bator, does it have the egg racks inside to keep the eggs from rolling? I think I would leave my eggs on their side if the air cells are in the wrong place, and if it has egg racks then tip the whole bator instead of opening it every time.
     
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  7. Leadnation

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    I see veins and a little redish mass kinda moving in most of the eggs.
     
  8. Leadnation

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    Laying flat on the ground temperature 99.7f humidity 64% cant get the humidity down because is 90% in Florida. Im using a still air incubator from FARM Innovators 2100.
     
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  9. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some ppl in Florida use dehumifiers for the high humidity.Spikes in heat are the bane of hatchers Better to be slightly on the low side than over 100

    IF YOU SEE VEINS AND SEE MOVEMENT YOU HAVE BABIES
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  10. Leadnation

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    [​IMG] Now Im in day 7 so lets hope 4 the best I don't have a dehumidifier my incubator has only a teaspoon of water and humidity keeps reading 64% 65% the humidity outside today is 91% gosh Florida...
     

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