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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by babychicks7, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. babychicks7

    babychicks7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im freaking out now my calls have gone into lock down i have the humidity up put i cant seen to get the heat up

    i have a little giant ..no fan bator

    the digital on the bator says 102.9 but the digital inside says 97-98 and i have 2 non digital thermometers inside that are reading the same

    im afraid to turn it up to much for fear of frying the poor things

    sorry if im in the wrong place but i dont know where else to go im new at hatching and fairly new on BYC

    i am going to candle them tonight but i think i may have lost a couple and how do you know if they are upside down?

    also i have 1 or 2 that i still saw vains in are they under developed and a couple that have a weird air pockets
     
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    turn the heat up just a little bit, and just wait and keep an eye on them
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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  4. babychicks7

    babychicks7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you i turned it up hopefully to 100
     
  5. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    good just make sure to keep an eye on the temp
     
  6. babychicks7

    babychicks7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    temp is 100 and last night around 10pm 2 had pipped !! this morning they both have their beaks poking out lol.. then i have one that i think is an upside downer there is a hole in the bottom ?
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    @WVduckchick is a good hand with hatching.
     
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  8. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    Excellent! What day are they on? How many eggs? If you are in lockdown, and they have pipped on time, then it would be logical that your temps have been fine. What have your readings been throughout the whole process?

    @RavynFallen is great with Calls, as they are a bit more challenging than other ducks. They need assistance much of the time, depending on their breeding lines.

    If you plan to incubate any more, I would suggest testing your thermometer and hygrometers for accuracy also. [​IMG]

    Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  9. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Did it pip the wrong end?? Can you post a pic?

    Temps just slightly cool during hatching is fine, better than risking a temp spike... watch that closely, those LG's can be finicky...
     
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  10. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    HANG TIGHT, THEY ARE COMING..
     

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