Day 20..

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bzbrown, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. bzbrown

    bzbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't think it's going to happen for me. Shipped eggs, started with 12 but reduced down to 3 last week as some had clearly not developed. My incubator (made by me) had a couple questionable moments (the kind of moments you question your husband or kid asking whom opened it lol)...

    I'm still going to keep trying though. Maybe Trader Joe eggs. My husband has advised that I just "buy an incubator" but he should know me better than that lol, everytime he leaves for training I have a new project to work on and build. This time around is no exception.

    Anywho, what are thoughts on going past the 21 day point? How long do YOU go?

    Homemade bator
    Still air
    temp average 100
    humidity average 36 (currently 62)
    barred rock eggs
  2. stellas mommy

    stellas mommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 11, 2011
    I will always go a week after the incubation due date. I never want to give up on the little guys.
  3. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 17, 2011
    I am like you, started with 12 shipped eggs. Most were not fertile and a few quitters left me with 3 by lockdown, i am on day 20 and keeping my fingers crossed these 3 hatch as i really wanted these black copper marans.
    Good luck and i hope they hatch for you.

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