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Day 18?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by plymouthrockFarm123, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. plymouthrockFarm123

    plymouthrockFarm123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    on day 18 do i stop turning and raise the humidity or just raise the humidity


    thank you
     
  2. kathnkyle

    kathnkyle Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, Yes you stop turning on day 18 and raise the humitity and keep the bator closed now until the chicks are hatched and dry!!
    [​IMG] sending good hatching vibes your way!!!
    What have you got in your bator?? I am on day 18 for 5 silkies!!
    Kath x
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Stop turning and raise the humidity to around 65-70%

    Good Luck.
     
  4. plymouthrockFarm123

    plymouthrockFarm123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thank you but is it ok to open it to put more water in? and i have some ross eggs in the bator

    ross are meat chickens and we are getting day old ISA brown sex link chicks for eggs
     
    Last edited: Jul 31, 2008
  5. kellim

    kellim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I open mine when I need to add more water and have never had a problem. I have even opened mid hatch and added with no problems so you should be fine.
     

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