Day 21 of Incubation

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by minihorsemama, May 6, 2017.

  1. minihorsemama

    minihorsemama Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 30, 2017
    I'm new to this world of incubation. This is my first time. I've done everything in preparation for incubating chicken eggs. OK, it's day 21. Nothing, no external pipping & I don't know if there's been internal pipping.Moments before lock down, I candled the eggs & they were very much alive. Air sack seemed to be correct in size & angle. The only problem I can see is, the eggs are in an LG & I'm getting frustrated with the, in my opinion, temperature & humidity readings. I have a thermometer & humidity gauge in the incubator because the digital read out of the LG is way different than the reading of the thermometer & humidity gauge. I didn't find this out until a few days before lock down. I wonder if the chicks are still alive at this point. I'd appreciate all help with this. Thanks! In advance.
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    Were your temps running lower than they were supposed to be?

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