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eggs hatching on different dates. when to stop turning?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by KattyKillFish, May 3, 2009.

  1. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    hey i got some eggs hatching on the 5th and the 7th. can i stop turning the second batch a day or two early? will this hurt them?

    also, is 80% humidity too high?
     
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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I did that. They hatched 3 days later.
     
  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    80% humiidty on day 5 and 7 is way to high-you should be around 35-40%
     
  4. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    uhh, im not on day 5 and 7, they are hatching on the 5th and the 7th. that's this week.

    i was wondering if 80% was too high during the hatch...

    anywho, mahonri, do you mean they hatched 3 day late or that the hatches were 3 days apart?

    it's good to know you had success doing this, really makes me feel better [​IMG]

    still a bit worried though
     
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  5. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    oh, i forgot to mention, i took modified egg carton they were in out, humidity fell from 80% to 76%. i feel a bit better about that.
     
    Last edited: May 3, 2009
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:oops sorry [​IMG] I didnt have my coffee yet....
     
  7. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    Quote:oops sorry [​IMG] I didnt have my coffee yet....

    lol, we all do that from time to time. even i've had my moments [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     

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