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How far along is this egg? Update: it's pipped!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Corey NC, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    This is the egg my broody was sitting on and now that my seramas are under her I put this egg in the bator. I think it is pretty close to day 21 what do ya'll think?

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    Last edited: Jan 10, 2008
  2. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    anyone?
     
  3. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Songster

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    Im not sure what your asking? We cant tell how many days it is unless you showed us a candling picture.
     
  4. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    That is where the air cell is, the chick is fully formed inside.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Corey, that aircell could be anywhere from 16-21 days, IMO.
     
  6. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    would it hurt it to continue to turn it til it pips?
     
  7. ae50mag

    ae50mag Songster

    no it won't hurt.. i do it all the time with serama eggs....


    frank
     
  8. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    How should I do the humidity?
     
  9. ae50mag

    ae50mag Songster

    ok, since you don't really know how old it is split the difference on the humidity, between the pre and post 18-19 day. when it pips raise the humidity...

    frank
     
  10. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    It's piped!
     

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