day 20 temp increased to 100.5 - UPDATE!!!! THEY ARE HATCHING

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by opihiman911, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. opihiman911

    opihiman911 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been having a very good incubation going on with this current batch of jumbo barred rock eggs. For the last 19 days the temps have been very stable between 99.3 & 99.7 in a water wiggler. After I removed them from the turner and increased the humidity, I checked my temps and they stayed stable at 99.4-99.6. Today is day 20 and I woke up and checked the temp and it was 100.5!!! I've checked it over the last couple hours and it has stayed 100.3-100.5
    Why has the temp suddenly changed to the upside? In past hatches I have had the temps drop when I removed the turner and had to bump them up a little.
    I just checked the bator again and I have 1 egg that has pipped and another is rocking [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]. The temp is 100.4, humidity 77%.
    Should I try and lower the temps? or just let it go since they are starting to hatch?

    Aloha,
    Cory
     
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2008
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Leave the temps. I think its the babies body temps or something. The temps are fine. I had a great hatch with the temp being over 100.5
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Do not mess with your temps.....
     
  4. opihiman911

    opihiman911 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I left them alone, its been 100.4-6 Two of the chicks are out in less then an hour. I have 3 more pipping.
    WOOHOO!!!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    This is the first hatch that happens during the day when I'm home. Get to watch it start to finish. Out of 9 growing eggs on day 18, So far 2 are out, 3 pipped, 1 with a hairline crack that is rocking......50% so far, better that any other mailed batched I've done.
    Where's the camera, DD better not have it with her......I'll get some pics somehow [​IMG]:weee:weee:weee:weee:weee

    Aloha,
    Cory
     
  5. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I really cant wait to see pics. Let us know how the other babies are
     
  6. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
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    Congrat's! I agree with everyone else, leave the temp alone you should be fine!!
     
  7. Kaneke

    Kaneke Chillin' With My Peeps

    hana hou !!! moa !!!
     

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