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Guinea Hatch Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Libertyinmo, Aug 6, 2014.

  1. Libertyinmo

    Libertyinmo New Egg

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    I was given some guinea eggs. Have them in a stryofoam type incubator with fan. They were in an automatic egg turner through day 24. I had a thermometer in the incubator and maintained the temp right around 100° per manufacturers instruction when using egg turner.I added water every three days per incubator instructions and when I took the eggs out of the turner, added water to the second well. It is now day 30. No hatch. I hadn't done this in years and so my candler did not work and I didn't realize that I could candle my eggs with a regular mag mini light till a lady at church told me this. Anyway, I candled some eggs this morning and it looks like there are keets in them. I had my son gently make a hole in one. There is a living keet. We have not completely removed this living keet. I know if they don't hatch on time, they can die. I know that if you help them out and it is too early they will bleed to death. At day 30, I'm suspecting that they need to hatch. What would you do?
     
  2. CSisley

    CSisley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never incubated Guinea fowl so I really don't know. If you don't get much response here I would suggest moving this thread to "Guinea Fowl" under the "Other BackYard Poultry" Forum.
     
  3. Libertyinmo

    Libertyinmo New Egg

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    Thank you for the advice. I'll do that.
     

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