Hatching Problems Ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by SliperyDuck, Nov 18, 2016.

  1. SliperyDuck

    SliperyDuck Just Hatched

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    Hi all first time incubator with a hatching problem

    Janel 24 incubator
    Temp for first 25 days 37.5c
    Humidity first 25 days 55%

    Day 25 lockdown temp 37.2c
    Day 25 humidity 65 - 70%

    Temperature and humidity were regulated with a digital thermometer at egg level

    it is day 31 with 2 small breaks it 2 of my 3 eggs all eggs are still alive and shake if the temperature drops when I check the eggs by opening the incubator this has been done twice on day 30 and day 31 today I have also heard chirps today from the eggs

    I am stressing out as this is my first attempt at hatching eggs and it's all going wrong
    Is the anything I can do?

    All help would be apprecited as soon as possible

    Thanks in advance

    SD
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    What breed are you hatching? Have you calibrated the temp on your incubator so you know for sure it's actually running at 37.5?
     
  3. SliperyDuck

    SliperyDuck Just Hatched

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    Yes all calibrated had digital thermometer in gator and this has just happened

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    Have to more pipped for 48 hours now will assist tomorrow if no movement

    They are Aylesburies
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Awesome!

    The only thing that I can think of that would have slowed the hatch down is low temperature. If you only have one thermometer in there I would double check it before doing your next hatch.
     

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