I think my chicks are going to be in trouble

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wrestling_mom, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. wrestling_mom

    wrestling_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My air cells are not large at all, maybe the size at 12 days. WHAT can I do? They are supposed to lockdown tonight? What about the humidity FOR lockdown?
     
  2. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi

    From what you say I would not increase humidity and try to get the eggs to lose more moisture by keeping the humidity at minimum. If your eggs do externally pip then enter lockdown and increase the humidity at that point.

    Pete [​IMG]
     
  3. wrestling_mom

    wrestling_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much, Pete. I was hoping you would be one to answer. My children loved the macaw pictures:)
     
  4. wrestling_mom

    wrestling_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also thought about setting these guys up in a carton, but not sure what the temp difference would be.
     
  5. wrestling_mom

    wrestling_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any suggestions? I should probably be locking down later tonite.
     

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