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Eggtopsy! What happened?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by marlene, Sep 28, 2016.

  1. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This egg went into lockdown alive, almost 100% sure, as I saw it moving. Pumped up the humidity to 75%. It didn't hatch, so I checked it, and did the eggtopsy.
    What do you think happened?
     
  2. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No one on here that can advise on what might of happened?
     
  4. JChicken77

    JChicken77 Out Of The Brooder

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    What day of incubation, did you do the eggtopsy?
    I am not experienced with this but will try to help...
     
  5. JChicken77

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    It looks too me like maybe the yolk sac ruptured. Or it didn't completely absorb the yolk sac
     
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  6. rachelsflock

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    Did you have any temp spikes?
     
  7. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This was day 22, and I opened it up as it was clear that there was no movement what so ever.
     
  8. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No temp spikes. Incubated in a brand new brinsea mini advanced. Temp was spot on according to the brinsea and 2 extra thermometers. I dry incubated for the first 18 days and then from lock down the humidity was at around 70%.
    It was alive and moving around at lockdown.
     
  9. JChicken77

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    What was your temp?
    Still or forced air incubator?
    I know low temp can cause problems.....
     
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  10. marlene

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    The yolk was intact and not absorbed.
     

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