Day 18 but chicks dont seem very big

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by claireree, Sep 10, 2014.

  1. claireree

    claireree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have recently purchased a incubator and now I am at day 25 for my duck eggs and day 18 for my chicken ones, I have candled them tonight and they all have good veins etc but do not seem to be very big inside. Before this I had a homemade incubator and they always hatched on time if not before.

    My question is do I bump up the humidity and stop turning etc or leave them a couple more days
     
  2. darkbluespace

    darkbluespace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could temp have been a little low?

    You could wait till internal pips to raise humidity.
     
  3. claireree

    claireree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have set it up to what the accurate temps and with my internal thermometer it is about right sometime a degree or so lower but not way out
     
  4. darkbluespace

    darkbluespace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How are they looking... it's day 21 right?
     

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