Day 23. Update day 24 Candled..

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by annrich, May 19, 2008.

  1. annrich

    annrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well its day 23 with my little lonely egg. I can see the egg wiggle once in a while. I have decided though that I am not intervening. I know some will disagree with me, but I decided that I don't know how strong a chick will be if it can't get out of its own shell. I will just sit here and wait.
    Any ideas on just how to do that?
     
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  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Is it in your homemade bator?...If so you know the temps and humidity can play a big part so just have patience.... I had some get out once on day 25 ....
     
  3. annrich

    annrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It is in my homemade bator. I did have a slow temp problem in the begining. Had to change the watts of the bulb. Everything has been perfect so far. Top of eggs, wiggler sides of bator. LOL there are 3 thermometers and two for humidity. Well one is an acurite. Vents are good. you know the drill
     
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  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    All too well...Here is hoping for a peeper!!...
     
  5. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have a lot more willpower than me!! I said to myself that I wouldn't intervene either, but I did. And 24 hours later both of my interventions are doing good!
     
  6. shelley

    shelley Out Of The Brooder

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    Im in the same position as you, im on day 21 with no pips and dont know if I should intervine or not?
     
  7. annrich

    annrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'm not intervening at all. I know chickens have been hatching forever without help. It is still alive because it has wiggled. I think it was slow temps in the beginning that is making it late. Still day 23 I set them at 6:30 pm. So I am [​IMG] that it will pop out of there soon.
     
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  8. MaryT

    MaryT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's hoping the lone ranger hatches
     
  9. annrich

    annrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks, thats what my husband calls the egg. "The lone ranger" when he walks by the battor he says " Hi-Ho Silver away" lol
     
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  10. annrich

    annrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I candled the "lone" egg. There is movement. Air cell looks good. I don't know why it wants to hang out in that egg.
     

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