having no luck with hatching....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by countrycowgirl, Oct 31, 2012.

  1. countrycowgirl

    countrycowgirl New Egg

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    Ok ive hatched eggs before but this time im having no luck at all.chicks are 25 days and still in the eggs.i candled them and they are moving good but are very small and look no where near ready to hatch.anyone have any idea what may be goin on here?
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    What was your temperature during incubation? If it was a bit under the ideal ± 99* it would've delayed the development of the embryos.
     
  3. countrycowgirl

    countrycowgirl New Egg

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    Thats the thing....my temp has been perfect all this time 99.5,humidity just right....I just don't get it.
     
  4. jrosemoore

    jrosemoore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say get a new thermometer. I realized that mine was junk when I thought I had the right temp but turned out it was low. Now I never run my bator with less than three thermometers. And they all say a different temp :/
     
  5. jrosemoore

    jrosemoore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you sure they are chicken eggs? And that you put them in the bator precisely 25days ago?
     
  6. cmfarm

    cmfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you sure they are still moving (not just sloshing around when you move them)?
     
  7. countrycowgirl

    countrycowgirl New Egg

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    yes they came from my chickens.
     
  8. jrosemoore

    jrosemoore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try a different thermometer. See what that one says. It might not be too late to save them!F
     

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