Day 21 and nothing's happening...Is this normal??????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tiff A., Jun 1, 2011.

  1. Tiff A.

    Tiff A. In the Brooder

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    Today is day 21 in the incubator. Nothing is going on....is this normal? This is my first time hatching and I'm scared I did something wrong. On day 17 it seemed they were developing, temp has been at 99.5 and humidity has been good. What do I do now???

    Tiffany
     
  2. Alexander

    Alexander Songster

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    Its normal.All you have to do is wait and see.
     
  3. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Songster

    Quote:Good advice.
     
  4. Tiff A.

    Tiff A. In the Brooder

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    Okay... Thank you ! I'll try to be patient......
     
  5. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    Walk away and sit on hands!

    Sometimes they're late. I've had hatches at day 25 and some others have had day 28 hatches,

    How is your humidity? Did you add a little water at lockdown?
     
  6. Tiff A.

    Tiff A. In the Brooder

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    Humidity is at 72 right now
     
  7. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    That may be a little high.

    You don't want to drown them in thier shells.

    Maybe bring it down to 65%
     
  8. Tiff A.

    Tiff A. In the Brooder

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    what is the best way to drop the humidity during lock down?
     
  9. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    Is there a way you can get maybe a turkey baster through to suck some of the water out?
     
  10. Tiff A.

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    I can try...but can I open the incubator to do it?
     

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