day 19 did I make a mistake? will the eggs hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by maf2008, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. maf2008

    maf2008 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok OK I made a mistake! Please tell me did I ruin the hatch?
    I opened the bator to move the thermator and add a wet rag. Temp was adjusted. I opened batror again to wipe water drops off of lid to see.

    So what to expect now? Will the eggs hatch? It is my mistake
     
  2. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    technically, you really don't want to open the bator.
    now, that being said, since they weren't actually pipping and zipping yet (which is a critical state to maintain humidity) you most likely will be fine.

    no more touchy! [​IMG]

    best blessings for a wonderful hatch full of vigorous, healthy babies! [​IMG]
     
  3. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    You're fine! Expect chickys soon [​IMG] I opened once on day 19 cause I wanted to move my thermometer off the top of the eggs....then pip! Day 20 and I have 2 chickys now. It will be ok. Good luck on a bator full!
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    You are fine. Just no more opening the bator [​IMG] Hope you have a nice hatch!
     

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