day 21 no pips

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by farmboydj, May 29, 2011.

  1. farmboydj

    farmboydj Songster

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    so its day 21 for me and only 1 piped yesterday and it died last night it zipped half way now i am not seeing anything from the rest and its is making me a little worried i know that there is something in them because i candled most of them before i put them into lock down so what should i do?
     
  2. Razadia

    Razadia The Odd One

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    All you can do is wait. What's your humidity at?
     
  3. farmboydj

    farmboydj Songster

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    between 49-53 thanks
     
  4. Could be just a day or two late, from temp being too low. It is tricky unless you have a very accurate thermometer.
     
  5. Razadia

    Razadia The Odd One

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    Humidity could have been a bit higher. That may be the reason the chick was only able to zip half way. Up your humidity just a bit (without opening the bator if at all possible).
     
  6. farmboydj

    farmboydj Songster

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    thanks also could that chick have died because the temp went to low i think over the night it went down to 98 what should the humidity be at
     
  7. Kbagwell1

    Kbagwell1 Chirping

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    Are you using still air or forced air?

    I have an LG still air that I keep at 99.5 degrees with the thermometer sitting on top of the eggs! I also had water on day 18....I do not know what the humidity is at though, I just fill the given spots. Mine usually hatch dead on 21 days.

    Hope this helps!!
     
  8. farmboydj

    farmboydj Songster

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    i am using a LG i sure hope these little guys hatch [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Crowing

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    I usually hatch at 55-65% humidity.
     
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  10. farmboydj

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    so do you think it is still possible that they/any could still hatch?
     

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