help!!!!!! double yoke egg day 20 when do i help it temp 102 hum 74%

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pax12, Jun 23, 2008.

  1. pax12

    pax12 Songster

    Feb 7, 2008
    double yoke egg day 20 when do i help it temp 102 hum 74% should i do put a small hole at the big end then evey 1h should i make it bigger help!!!!!!
  2. newnanchic

    newnanchic Songster

    Jan 3, 2008
    Newnan, Georgia
    Your temp is too high !!! It should be 99.5-100 .
  3. brooster

    brooster Songster

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    No one has ever hatched a double yolker. You can try, but expect the worst. One should pip on day 21, then you can help.
  4. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    A still air bator runs from 101-102. A forced air runs from 99.5-100. But, humidity should be between 60-65% until they start to hatch. Then it will go up with them hatching.

    Speckledhen tried to do a double yolker and made it into hatch and lost them. If I remember correctly they put a hole in the air cell end because the air cell wouldn't be big enough for both chicks. I would follow Speckledhen's reasoning put a hole in the end.
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2008

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