help!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kelliepulido, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    I am in the middle of my hatch and humidity hass dropped to 56%.I thought it would go up with 10chicks in there.What should I do just leave it? I have another egg pipped and 6more that are not doing anything but today is day 20.I don't want to open the bator.One other thing one chick has like no feathers on its back between the wings and it looks like it was quite a bloody hatch what do you make of that?
     
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2008
  2. Jamie821

    Jamie821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they will hatch at that humidity just dont open bator. if you need to add water use a straw and syringe and add water through the back vent hole
     
  3. Jamie821

    Jamie821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    also is both vents are open close one will bring humidity up some
     
  4. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    Thanks! I closed the red vent only had 1 open and it is back up to 59%.
     
  5. Jamie821

    Jamie821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good sending good vibes your way
     
  6. Jamie821

    Jamie821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never seen that before with a chick guess maybe someone else might see this that has. For now guess all you can do is wait and see
     
  7. JanieMarie

    JanieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Humidity should be fine. You are only on day 20 so don't worry about the other 6. Just be patient and do not open the bator. The chick with missing feathers I would wait till she's fluffed up and then see what she looks like. Patience.
     
  8. JanieMarie

    JanieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also if you have both vents closed you might want to open at least one. Especially if the humidity is up. They need ventilation too. Good Luck! [​IMG]
     
  9. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    My humidity dropped to 52% last hatch, and everything was fine....Hope they are doing well! [​IMG]
    ~Rebecca
     
  10. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Quote:Both vent holes should be open, air flow is VERY important !! That is how the chicks are going to get air and breath.

    Try putting a wet sponge in there (stick it in quick)
     

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