hatching question.... I had one egg hatch!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GreenAcresFarm, May 17, 2010.

  1. GreenAcresFarm

    GreenAcresFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new to this whole incubating and hatching thing. I have a small incubator that I was hatching 4 eggs in. It has been 22 days and nothing. How long do I wait to see if it will hatch? I candled them at 7 and 14 days and there was growth.
     
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  2. GreenAcresFarm

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    Please help..... ANYONE!!!
     
  3. gardenknitter

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    I am only on my first hatch...but I think the general consenus will be to be patient and wait a few more days. [​IMG]
     
  4. ra

    ra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I second that! If the temps were low it might take a little longer! [​IMG]
     
  5. GreenAcresFarm

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    I am still waiting. Should I just give up and open the egg? I think it's a dud. I had a VERY hard time maintaining a temp over 90* in this incubator. [​IMG]
     
  6. shellybean40

    shellybean40 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the temps should be a 99.5%-101. So, if you have had a difficult itme with temps, you should give it a couple of days. Low temps can slow down hatch day. Here's praying for a good hatch for you![​IMG]
     
  7. GreenAcresFarm

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    yeah, at first the temp was strong at 100 then slowly crept down and stayed around 90*. It has been 27 days so far... I am starting to loose hope. [​IMG]
     
  8. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

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    What kinda bator ya got??
     
  9. GreenAcresFarm

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    I had one of the little yellow 4 egg ones I bought on ebay, I have since upgraded to the LG still air incubator. So hopefully the next batch will hatch on time!
     
  10. GreenAcresFarm

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    I Had A Quail Hatch!!!!!! I Am So Excited!!!:d:d What Next!
     

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