Hands on hatching and help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AmyLynn2374, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    LOL, lick your fingers when touching the eggs, this will help grip them better and avoid having them slip out of your hands.. Are these shipped eggs?
     

  2. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    Yep, they were shipped, which is the reason the air cells are so funky.
     
  3. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Yep, you'll get that, are you keeping them in an upright position and only shifting once a day?
     
  4. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Well whoever said it wouldn't absorb was incorrect, I have help many Upside downers, I love them the best because they are SOOO challenging.. Let me play catch up to see where your at..
     
  5. caesargirl

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    So today is day 7 for me. Started with 44 pulled 5 clears (knew they would be), pulled 2 more that veins disappeared. The rest are doing good. My pigeon eggs were infertile, pulled those...gave them a duck egg from the bator....! They're sitting atop it!!
     
  6. Blooie

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    I have them upright in the incubators and they have been upright since each shipment arrived. The 4200 has a very slow side to side turner. With the Brinsea Octagon I just turn the entire incubator. So no sudden movements.
     
  7. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    NICe
     

  8. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    VERY GOOD, you want those air cells to try and STICK, once they start to grow, they should...
     
  9. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    can you tell me where your at at this point?
     
  10. tabinal

    tabinal In the Brooder

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    I made a hole. It had the biggest air sac I have seen, but this was just my 2nd hatch. Maybe close to 1/4 of the egg. It was still alive but the interior sack was FAR too vascular to touch other than softly putting a wet towel to it to try to ease the shrink wrapping. I put it back it the bator. Humidity at 78% and I left a wick of paper towel so I can keep it moist. I feel like it will die now but I had to try. It's only been about 15 minutes so I will check in an hour for change. Unless anyone else has suggestions.
     

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