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First pip--and this!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cici_p, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. cici_p

    cici_p Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day 21. Woke up this morning to my first pip. . .but my temp was at 101.5 (in a forced air) and my humidity had dropped to 48% [​IMG]
    I've been able to keep my temp and humidity steady the entire time, why now???
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    I hope I didn't fry the little babies. [​IMG]
    Humidity is back up now, but I am having trouble not reaching in the bator to check them all.
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  2. kenny44

    kenny44 Out Of The Brooder

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    I had the same thing happen with me, this is my first hatch, also had a power outage for 1.5 hrs, and out of 23 eggs i have 18 strong and very lively chicks, so good luck, and still learning here.

    Kenny
     
  3. gapeachy

    gapeachy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    today is day 21 for me too on my second hatch...had a great first hatch they pipped on day 20 on this hatch day 21...nothing
     
  4. chicklady63

    chicklady63 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hang in there - don't give up. Temperature fluctuations are normal even with a broody. I would give them adequate time of at least 23 days before admitting death and defeat!
     
  5. cici_p

    cici_p Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right now I am just sitting here reading posts to keep my hands out of the incubator. . .
    maddening!
     
  6. HenHaven

    HenHaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you got your humidity back up, try not to worry, and keep the lid closed! LOL
     

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