Day Three question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SarahF, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. SarahF

    SarahF Chillin' With My Peeps

    DH put eggs in the bator 72hours ago and I just thought to ask him if the fat ends are up...and he said, oh on most...ARGH! Men don't do research before they do things and it makes me MAD! [​IMG] So, is it too late to turn the others fat up?


    Hovabator (with egg turner) - Turbo Fan - Day Three
    Current Temp: 98.5 - 99
    Current Humidity: 40% (DH just added water, we'll see what kinda damage he's done now [​IMG] )
     
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2009
  2. chickenlove2009

    chickenlove2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just lay mine on their sides
     
  3. Snakeoil

    Snakeoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No it's not too late to turn the eggs to the correct position.
     
  4. hobbychick

    hobbychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am on day four!! Good Luck w/your hatch!!![​IMG]
     
  5. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:instead of critising, why don't you just do it?
     
  6. SarahF

    SarahF Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a tendency for ruining things, like chick eggs [​IMG] I'm much better off not messing with Mother Nature. The ONE time I had a chicken go broody, I killed her only chick by intervening/interfering.

    I told DH that if he wanted to do this, that I didnt want to help...but I see that he's doing this blindfolded and that makes me so nervous. SO, I keep an eye on the temps and humidity through out the day. (he would rather look at tractors and lawnmowers online than research our feathered friends...crazy eh!)

    That night, the humidity spiked to 70%, so I opened the corner a bit till it went down to 50%. It stayed at 50% all day yesterday, but when we woke up this morning, it was down to 30% again. So, I added some water and it's slowly going up.

    Can't wait till day 7 to candle [​IMG]
     

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