Day 5 but no veins!!

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  1. cucu

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    Hello everyone...
    I've bought a new 48 egg incubator and put 36 eggs .
    Their temperature is good but I think the humidity was high.
    Today(fifths day) I candled them but there weren't any veins .
    Did I killed them or should I wait...
    By the way on which day of incubation should I candle them....
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    By day 5, you should be able to see veining, if the eggs are fertile. No veining would mean that the eggs are not fertile.
     
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  3. cucu

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    but I've two roosters.
    what about humudity
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The humidity is a bit high, but it's not that big a deal so early on. And just because you have two roosters doesn't mean that the hens will choose to accept their sperm. Hens can reject and expel it. And if the roosters are young, they may not be hitting their target. That's something that can take some boys months to figure out.
     
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  5. cucu

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    so the eggs seem to be infertile...
    do you know anything about my incubator,, is it good?
    how many eggs should it hatch out of 48 If they are fertile?
    :)
     
  6. DwayneNLiz

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    Did you calibrate?
    It is VERY important to calibrate your hygrometer and thermometer

    What kind of eggs?
    Your humidity seems too high, if that readout is to be trusted
     
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    THERMOMETERS, HYGROMETERS & CALIBRATION

    Celsius to Fahrenheit (ºC to ºF) conversion calculator click HERE
    Thermo/hygro suggestions post #13998
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    Strombergs Thermometers click HERE Hygrometers click HERE Digital Thermo/Hygros click Here
    Hova-Bator GQF Incubator Thermometer / Hygrometer (Wet Bulb) 3018 post #32892
    HEAT SINKS/ Stones/Pebbles ADD THEM TO STYRO! post #43903
    ziplock water wiggler for estimating internal egg temps with a probe thermometer post #115296
    Calibration is a MUST: HOW TO CALIBRATE post #262
     
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  8. cucu

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    thanks
     
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    ANYTIME!!

    let us know if you have any other questions
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  10. cucu

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    they are very useful ,,,,thanks alot
    I think my roosters are too young and hens very old , so a little time may fix my problem...
    thanks alot :) :)
     

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