day 23 and no joy!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nigel5764, May 25, 2011.

  1. nigel5764

    nigel5764 Out Of The Brooder

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    At day 23 but still no joy,just a bit upset .have had a few ups and downs with temp has any one any advice this is my first hatch so still a novice ,how long should i leave them before i call it a day:(
     
  2. lavenderlakefarm

    lavenderlakefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    How high did the temp get? What incubator are you using?
     
  3. nigel5764

    nigel5764 Out Of The Brooder

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    Homemade incubator ,highest temp got to was 101.2
     
  4. tracecom

    tracecom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lots of questions.

    How many eggs?
    Have you been candling?
    How many have shown development?
    Any rocking?
    Any peeping?
    Any pipping?

    Before you throw them out, you could take one egg, listen to it closely, candle it, and as a last resort, open it to see what's happening. Based on what you find, you might make a better decision about what to do with the rest.

    Good luck.
     
  5. bluesmom

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    we need more info to help u out....might just be that your thermometer is reading wrong!!
     
  6. nigel5764

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    Not good,last night i floated them and candled only to find 6 eggs had started developing but for some reason had stopped and the embryos were small .Remaining 6 i don,t hold much hope as they are more developed but still don,t fill the egg and its day 24
     

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