Day 14 and the air cells look the same….

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nurschic, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. nurschic

    nurschic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I candled today and almost off the air cells look just as they did on day 7!! The temp and humidity have been steady at 100 degrees and 40-50%. I took out both vent plugs the other day and I have decrease the humidity a bit 38%……should I decrease it more???

    Also, when its lockdown time…..the lowest part of the air cell goes down….correct????
     
  2. Jedwards

    Jedwards Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lock down for chicken eggs is usually around day 19 for me, and I usually keep the humidity at 40%-50% before lock down. Hope this helps!!
     
  3. nurschic

    nurschic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks,, but I was wondering if I should lower the humidity in the bator for the next 4 days before lockdown.

    also...the lowest part of the air cell goes down….correct????
     
  4. HugHess

    HugHess Chickrack Addict

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    Doesn't the pointed end stay down so chick pips at air cell, assuming air cell is in its 'proper' place?
     
  5. Pinkaboo

    Pinkaboo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pointy end down but they might move a bit and when chicks hatch they will get kicked around so I wouldn't worry too much
     

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