hatching help please

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Nikkumz, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. Nikkumz

    Nikkumz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, im at day 21 and day 17 with my batches of eggs, i messed up and have them both in the bator together....Is it better to have my temp low at like 97 or high at 102, cuz i cant get it anywhere in the middle for some reason
     
  2. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If *I* had to pick, I'd pick the lower temps. You don't want to get any where below

    97F, trust me. Low temps slow down development, high temps speed it up. I'd rather

    have a late hatcher than an early one. [​IMG]

    ScissorChick
     
  3. kandooshe

    kandooshe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:x2 Indeed
     
  4. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Fan or no fan?
     
  5. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Forced air 99.5
    Still Air 102

    I agree with ScissorChick, I'd rather have a late hatch rather than speed up their develpment with higher temps. What kind of bator do you have?
     
  6. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Oops, sorry, wrong thread. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Apr 8, 2011
  7. Nikkumz

    Nikkumz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its still air, and homemade, thats why im not sure cuz ive heard 102 is ok with still air, it doesnt go any higher than 102.3
     

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