Batch of eggs i started incubating feb 24 already hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hyroler, Mar 15, 2018.

  1. Hyroler

    Hyroler Songster

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    I started 11 eggs on 2/24 and first chick hatch yesterday 3/14 day 18.It hatched about hour after i moved it to my lockdown incubator.Looks like 2 more are going to hatch today.They have just started breaking thru shell. 20180315_042134.jpg
     
  2. tjb

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    yeah!! congrats on the new little ones. I the past, if my temp throughout the incubation has been closer to 101.5, my chicks hatch on day 19...
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  3. Hyroler

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    That makes sense because i did keep temp a little higher than usual.Especially first week I had temp around 102 then I dropped it to 100.5 for 2nd week.When I move to lockdown incubator I lower temp to 99°.
     
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