HELP PLEASE! updated pictures of goose egg that I rescued. Still having problems. Needs to hatch thi

Discussion in 'Geese' started by gooseegg, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. gooseegg

    gooseegg Chirping

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    Rescued egg sat on by goose starting 3-17. Started incubating 3-21. Egg clear at time. If I count from the 21st, I am on day 25. Had humidity at 55-60% per advice online. It caused a small air sac. I dropped humidity to 40% 3 days ago, lengthened the time of cooling to 30 minutes. And air sac still same size. There is some concern from some people that my math is off and I am further than day 25 because the goose sat on it. But there was nothing happening on day 1 of incubator. Now today I candeled. Got some movement. not much. Now there is dark line around the edge of the dark part in the egg. What do I do now? Do I wait two days and raise humidity really high? Poke a hole in top and try to rescue baby goose? Or do I need to start that now? Please help. Can't take good picts.. but here is what I got.[​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  2. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Goosed I will get those pictures I mentioned to you after I do dinner here. Just came in from evening lock up and feeding. Deep breath while you wait, it's almost ark here so will get good images.
     
  3. gooseegg

    gooseegg Chirping

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    Ok. There really is movement. Slow movement. Even when I hold it real still. However, its not looking good in the egg. I do notice that the airsac is just a little bit bigger than it was two days ago. Im trying real hard to fix the problem.. but im afraid Im running out of time. I feel like I am watching the poor little thing die! I just want to put a hole in it and try to save it. But if it really is on day 25 I need to wait. and hope. ? I can't help but feel I murdered it. Im not a real pro at this. Years ago I successfully hatched many little duck eggs... but I couldnt remember the process. Im just so worried about my little egg. Poor thing..
     

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