HELP!! PLEASEafter day 23, no hatching?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by latisha34484, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. latisha34484

    latisha34484 New Egg

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    they are in an incubator after day 23, i dont really see all things like beaks just air cell(space), dark mass, some just jiggle inside?? do i throw them out or do autopsy??
     
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Be patient..dont open bator at alll...Ive had full hatches start and finish on day 23....Have you ben opening bator and picking up eggs and such? what are your temps and humidity been?
     
  3. latisha34484

    latisha34484 New Egg

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    TY I HAVE TEMPS OF 92-101 ITS ON A THERMOSTAT. NOW INCREASED HUMID TO 60%. YES IVE OPENED TO LOOK AND HAD A AGRI PERSON AND HE SAID WAIT A COUPLE MORE DAYS AS THEY MAY HAVE TEMP FLUCUATE BUT IT DIDNT LOOK DONE...
     
  4. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    You have alot of issues going on..First..your temps should have never gotten that low..Always 99.5-102 So you may have a very prolonged hatch now...second..humidy should have been around 35-45% first 18 days...day 18-? should be between 65-75% at all times...You opening that bator is not helping at all..Dont do it again.. Your temps and humidity have been wonky from the start..Every time you open bator you are messing with your outcome...I'm guessing, if any hatch, it will come at day 25 due to temps being so low. Do NOT open bator again..If you get NO chicks hatching by day 25..listen really close to see if you hear peeping..if you do- leave them..if you don't..that's when I would personally pull and egg or two to see if any still might be alive and need help and not before then. Good luck
     

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