guys I need urgent help plz guide asap

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jamalkhan, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. jamalkhan

    jamalkhan Out Of The Brooder

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    Im in lockdown situation for the last two days and none of the eggs have pipped externally as in the morning I candled my bantam eggs they were internally pipped now should I assist them and break the outer shell now or wait ? My humidity in bator is 65-66% temp is 99.5-100 what to do im really freaking out
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    You should wait it out.
     
  3. countrylover

    countrylover Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes try to hold out. I'm 23 days into my current hatch and thank goodness I did not open the incubator as one hatched today and another has pipped so not all is lost hopefully. Good luck
     
  4. jamalkhan

    jamalkhan Out Of The Brooder

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    In lockdown I had opened the lid two to three times for temp n humidity check and to turn the eggs which I had put in bator one day after the first lot .are they safe ? Coz today the other lot will also be going in lockdown so will not open the bators top
     
  5. countrylover

    countrylover Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there,
    What is done is done but don't worry, humidity can be increased easily and quickly by placing a warm cloth in the incubator. Try not to open it for a few days now so the humidity you have gained does not get lost when you open it. I also spray the eggs with warm water if I need to open the incubator to get chicks out (2 days after they have hatched). You will not need to turn them now so don't be tempted to open again for at least a few days.
    Good luck
     
  6. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    When you are in lockdown there is no reason for
    you turn the egg's
     
  7. showinbirds

    showinbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes the thermometer can be a little off and causeearly or late hatches,hang in there.
     
  8. jamalkhan

    jamalkhan Out Of The Brooder

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    Guys one of my eggs which are on 21st dayin lockdown have cracked since morning but further made no progress will he be alright ?
     
  9. Makomd

    Makomd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your best bet is to leave it alone. Most of us make the mistake of trying to help out. Sometimes it will take a day or so for the process of hatching to be complete.
     

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