Eggs not turned for first 5 days in incubator

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  1. Tiaan

    Tiaan Just Hatched

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    Tiaan
    Hi guys. Im on day 5 with my eggs in the incubator and i realised that the timer for the turner was not working it is up and running again but i don't know if the eggs wil stil be oky.. do i leave them or what... do i still have a chance of hatching or not[​IMG]
     
  2. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    While I don't know the answer to your question I am trying to think it through logically and would leave it on and then candle. The reason I'm saying this is one of the ways I was told to help a split air cell in shipped eggs was to let the egg rest a day or two before putting in the incubator and once the incubator was on do not turn the eggs for three days. Your five days isn't much past that time frame so I would proceed.
    Good luck.
     
  3. Tiaan

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    Thanks for the reply. I will definitely proceed and keep an update through out the incubation period.. thanks
     
  4. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree with the other poster as I don't turn shipped eggs for about three days. I think they'll be okay
     
  5. Tiaan

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    the eggs in the incubator is on day 16 and there are 12 piped eggs and allot of movement in the others... so lets hope i can get all 30 to hatch.. out of 35 eggs there was only 5 that wasn't fertile. Im so exited so tomorrow morning i will remove the ones that hatched through the night. Can't wait for the morning to come
     
  6. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    Are they chickens or quail?
     
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    Coturnix quail
     
  8. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    phew! I was thinking oh no that's way too early! lol
     
  9. Tiaan

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    so this morning i woke up to 17 chicks. Only 14 to go[​IMG]
     
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