Are My Embryos Growing Too Fast???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BaileyMChicks, Jul 17, 2016.

  1. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2015
    Hi. I set some eggs and they are on day 10 today. The embryos look like they might be growing too fast. My incubator is a brinsea mini eco, and I know it came with a thermometer, but I also got a digital thermometer/hydrometer to put in there. I (stupidly) didn't calibrate the new digital, but I had it in my living room, and it read the same temp as the thermostat, so I think it's pretty accurate(I left it in m living room for a few days too). The digital had been at 98.6-99.8, and the built in thermometer has been at 101-103...I've been more relying on the digital, but I've been trying to have a medium between the two temps, does that make sense? I was thinking, if anything, the temps might be too low and they might hatch late, but now that the eggs look like the are growing too fast??? I'm just confused and worried. Am I worrying for nothing?
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2011
    I'd take out the digital and calibrate it, then use it to check the Brinsea. Or calibrate another if you have one. If it was off, you've still got time to adjust and get them back on track.
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