Day 18, here we go...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by edster951, Aug 20, 2008.

  1. edster951

    edster951 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Temp 38degC

    Humity 60-70%

    5 eggs left in the incubator.

  2. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    Im on day 18 with my eggs as well! Good luck to you! We can sweat it out together! LOL What are you hatching? I am hatching Turkens, Sultans, OEG bantams, Silkies, and an EE, I have 8 eggs and number 9 is EE on day 17
  3. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    What are you hatching???? Orpingtons???
  4. edster951

    edster951 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Yes, orpingtons, and one of the orpington/shaver eggs is still there.
  5. chickenfanatic

    chickenfanatic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2008
    deming new mexico
    goooood luck keeping fingers crossed [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. edster951

    edster951 Chillin' With My Peeps

    very incubator decided to drop temp again overnight.

    Day 20
    Temp 37degC
    Humidity 75%

    Don't hear pipping yet.

    Not very confident at all with this lot.

    IF nothing comes out of it I won't be doing it again....

    I just wanted to give it a go.

    The only issues I've had is the fluctuating temps, and the interference of the thermostat on the TV as it slowly turns on and off.

    Do wafer flick on and off quicker?
  7. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Your temps didn't seem to drop a whole lot, so maybe they will just be delayed a day.

    Did you have them in a auto turner? I'm on day 19 also and after I took them out of the turner for hatching I dropped to 98.8 from 100.1 overnight. I think that little motor in the turner adds a couple of degrees of heat.

    I adjusted and am now sitting at 99.9 degrees and 68% humidity.

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