candling question day 8

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tuesdays chicks, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    ok can someone tell me whats up? candled day 8 and 1 egg looked like the pics in day 12 or 14 is that a bad egg or just a quick developer?
     
  2. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
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    Check your temp, maybe a tad high?
     
  3. Ukiah

    Ukiah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Higher temperatures speed up development in the egg. You may have hot spots in your incubator.
     
  4. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    to me, that would be great news. I hate waiting for them to hatch lol (mine are usually late anyway)
     
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When a chick hatches really early or really late, it is more apt to have problems. What kind of incubator are you using? What are your temp and humidity reading? Are these shipped eggs? Are you able to post a picture of your candled egg in question?
     
  6. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    Temp has a fluctuation between 97 -101.3 from day to night tried to tell hubby we needed to control climate in house but this time of year we don't use heat or air. I'll notch down the control during the day I guess hope it isn't too late.
     
  7. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you using a Little Giant still air?
     
  8. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    yup
     
  9. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That explains everything. I had one, used it once, temp spike to 110 degrees overnight so I renamed the Murder-bator and sold it. 36 eggs gone.
     

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