All set up now. Roll on day 21 take two

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Robin4439, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. Robin4439

    Robin4439 New Egg

    Dec 30, 2015
    Hi there guys and gals!!

    Well after my last attempt when my incubator stopped working on day 20, I have started again!!

    Wish me luck.

    The light is on just for the pic!!

    Need some advice on when to candle and what I should be looking for on what days.

    Thank you

  2. ArcticMermaid

    ArcticMermaid Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 7, 2015
    North Carolina
    I usually candle on day 10 and get rid of any eggs that appear to be all clear (infertile) and any eggs that have anything oozing out or shows a crack in the shell. Then I candle again on day 18 all that have chicks in them i put in incubator without the auto turner and leave it alone from that point. You should have chicks within 5 days from that if they haven't hatched by day 23 I candle again and any that are still moving i help hatch if they are no longer moving (dead in shell) i discard.

    Here are some pictures to help


    Good Luck

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