First time need help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lilmidtown, Feb 9, 2017.

  1. lilmidtown

    lilmidtown Out Of The Brooder

    155
    2
    43
    Feb 4, 2017
    Old Chatham,ny
    I have a long island red hen and buff orpington rooster I started incubating I'm on day 17 the air pockets seem small little bigger then a quarter and I can't seem to see movement in one egg
     
  2. myfivegirls

    myfivegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

    788
    104
    226
    Jan 12, 2009
    Delhi, NY
  3. If the humidity was to high the eggs did not lose enough moisture......i just had to drop the humidity on my Duck eggs to get the air cells bigger.....Stressful times hatching in an incubator......


    Cheers!
     
  4. lilmidtown

    lilmidtown Out Of The Brooder

    155
    2
    43
    Feb 4, 2017
    Old Chatham,ny
    Will they still hatch with small air cells
     



  5. How small do you mean???
     
  6. Drop your humidity if it high
     
  7. Type this in.... @WVduckchick

    It will turn blue and she will get tagged to the thread
     
  8. lilmidtown

    lilmidtown Out Of The Brooder

    155
    2
    43
    Feb 4, 2017
    Old Chatham,ny
    a little bigger then a quarter
     


  9. I do not think that is good at all......have you candled then in the last few hours???
    What is the humidity? Have they moved???

    Boy, I will try to help........
     
  10. I just contacted WVduckchick....She will help.....
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by