Hatching day... Day 16.. Silent and still... How long do I wait?*sigh*

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jfulcher, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Okay first off I had bad temp fluctuations for awhile... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    A fellow BYC'er helped me get it under control... Possibly too late for some... Did a float test the ones in my bator were low floaters.. 1 of 3 of the ones due today were dead... Hopefully or I murdered it. [​IMG] Nervous, anxious, and scared... Idk what to do from here out... I have a severely staggard hatch... Button Quail btw... Starting to wonder if I should give up if these don't hatch. [​IMG]
     
  2. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2007
    pennsylvania
    What are you hatching? I see quail.
     
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2011
  3. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Quote:Button quail... 16 days..
     
  4. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2007
    pennsylvania
    I give it at least one more day. Did you candle them?
     
  5. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Quote:How long until I give up on the eggs?..
     
  6. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Quote:Too dark to candle/ don't have a light bright enough to candle their dark shells with. BUT I did a float test.
     
  7. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Would the fluctuating temperature have killed them? How effective is the float test?....
     
  8. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    Quote:Could be, but I think the water test killed them
     
  9. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Quote:Could be, but I think the water test killed them

    Why would the water test kill them?!
     
  10. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    I was told it would NOT HARM THEM AT ALL!!!???
     

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