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I cant remember when I set this batch of eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by leliadax, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. leliadax

    leliadax Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im so mad at myself because I just cant remember. I always put it on my calendar but this time I got so busy and sidetracked I forgot. As best I could tell when I candled they looked around day 15-18 so I locked them down saturday night late. What happens if its too early...am I going to loose this whole batch???? Im so worried.
     
  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Chicken Obsessed

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    Go to the learning center and take a close look at candling pics. Compare the development of your egglets to those pics. As long as you lock down after day 14, you should be fine. An other thing to pay close attention to is air cell size. Don't boost your humidity if the air cells are too small. But, obviously, if you hear chicks talking in there, or get an external pip, you'll then need to jack the humidity up. Congrats on impending hatch!
     
  3. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    I have read you can stop turning at day 11, so you are probably fine.
     
  4. leliadax

    leliadax Chillin' With My Peeps

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    20 hatched so far...2 anout to zip out, 2 wayyyy pipped!!! All hatched upright again in cut away pulp cartons. 3 are Turkens!!!
     
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