Day 21 update now day 23 time to give up?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tebs78, Feb 9, 2008.

  1. tebs78

    tebs78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its 8:41 and day 21 is coming to an end. I kept the egg in my R-com 20 with the perfect temps and humidity until aroun day 13. Then I popped it in a different incubator where the temps fluctuated so much. It went as high as 107 and as low as 93. I just candled it a few minutes ago to see if it was still alive and it was moving. No chirping and I can't tell if its in the air sac or not. What do you think is going on?
     
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  2. chickabator

    chickabator Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know I am in the same boat with my delaware eggs, I do have 1 pip though but when I checked this morning all were still moving in their eggs. but no pipping but the 1 and no chirping at all.
     
  3. Pinenot

    Pinenot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Give it a couple more days.
     
  4. tebs78

    tebs78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    by the way the reason I moved the one egg to the other incubator because the other eggs were duds and I had a new batch of eggs ready to go in and the R-Com is the only one I have that has a auto turner.

    Gosh I hate this waiting game!
     
  5. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With the fluctuating temps I'd give it few more days!
     
  6. tebs78

    tebs78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    some one nicely pointed out why my temps were fluctuating ha ha. Im a dork and I only have 1 egg in there because the others didn't develop-he he DUH!
     
  7. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2008
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  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I only have one suggestion and that's to quit opening it to check and see if they're moving!! I know you're anxious, but everytime you open it, you let moisture out and they're gonna end up being "glued" in their shells and not be able to zip.
     
  9. tebs78

    tebs78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know, I get worried because of the stupid temp flux. I was gone 1/2 the day on Friday and all day Saturday. DIdn't get home until late yesterday night and my neighbor said the temp was down to 97 so she bumped it up and it went to 101 and then she bumped it down and it was down to 97 again so I was worried it may have died since no pip. This morning when I woke up it was down to 97 again, no signs of movement.... yes i know leave it alone, arrrrgggg its an addiction and worry.
     

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