I need some advice about the remaining eggs in my incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by don'ttellmyhoa, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. don'ttellmyhoa

    don'ttellmyhoa New Egg

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    I did a search, and didn't find the answer in previous posts. I am hatching from an incubator (first timer), and three chicks have hatched. They have now been moved to the brooder box, but during the time they were drying in the incubator they knocked all the other eggs around. Now the eggs are not facing "up" as they were on the 18th day, and I don't know if I should turn them back, or leave them alone?? I would appreciate your advise. Thanks in advance!!
     
  2. peaceful

    peaceful Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I would leave them as opening up the incubator compromises the hatch. See what others say.
     
  3. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes i would leave them alone as well
     
  4. don'ttellmyhoa

    don'ttellmyhoa New Egg

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    Thank you so much for your quick responses. I will leave them alone. I haven't seen any indication of hatching from the remaining eggs, but wanted to give them the best chance possible anyway. Thanks again!
     

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