Candled Day 18...Clear space at point of all eggs...Anyone HELP!?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tail_feather, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. heritagebirds

    heritagebirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
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    I hope that all goes well for you![​IMG]
     
  2. tail_feather

    tail_feather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HCE, yes we are normal in my book. [​IMG] I did look at the Mink Hollow site. The only thing is they are duck eggs. The 18th da is not the same as chicken eggs on day 18. But thank you tho. Anyone else have any suggestions??
     
  3. needtohatch

    needtohatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a few eggs that looked like that on day 18 of my last hatch. I could see that they were moving though. Could you see any movement? If you can see movement you should be fine. Even if you can't I would still leave them unless they smell or are weeping. Maybe they are just a little behind in development and will take an extra day or two to hatch. Were your temps ok? I have read low temp lead to slower development and later hatch dates.
    Good luck![​IMG]
     
  4. mrsbeez

    mrsbeez Out Of The Brooder

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    that was a helpful site. I feel a little better about some of my eggs. I think I am more sure now that I would have to have an expert standing next to me looking at the eggs to be sure of what I was seeing though!!
     
  5. tail_feather

    tail_feather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    needtohatch, good, that makes feel a little better. I have 2 LG's. Im not totally carried away with them. They both maintained btw 99 and 100.5. [​IMG] Very frustrating! But never anything drastic tho. humidity was always fine. The room always at 70. I guess we will see. I am about to add water and sponges and take the turner out and hope for the best! [​IMG]
     
  6. Luvducks

    Luvducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
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    I am saving this Thread. Let us know how it goes Everyone! It's like reading a book and you want to know what happens.
    Good Luck!
     
  7. needtohatch

    needtohatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Is it still air? If so I was told temp should be 101.5 - 102. Also still air (like mine) will be warmer around edges under heating element and cooler in the center. I think that is why I only had some like that. I kept my temp around 102 and the first hatched on day 20.
     
  8. tail_feather

    tail_feather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OHHHH NOOOOO!!!! Do you think I should raise the temp??
     
  9. tail_feather

    tail_feather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just now took the turner out and all that....
     
  10. needtohatch

    needtohatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not sure. If it were me and there was movement, I think I would just leave it and be ready for a late hatch.
     

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