Incubator dirty while hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cece119, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. cece119

    cece119 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my first hatch. So far I have 14 chicks hatched but I have 5 more in the incubator. There is mold starting to grow around the water wells. I am worried that the remaining chicks could get sick. Im not sure what I should do. I wasn't expecting it to get nasty in there.

    Also, majority of chicks hatched from 3 days early to 21 days. When should I pull the other eggs that did not hatch? They were due yesterday but I dont have any pips in any of these.

    I dont feel like I had a very good turn out. I started with 25 eggs. 1 cracked early on so I discarded that one. 5 I threw at day 14 because there was no sign of them growing. I am happy that some at least hatched.

    Thank you so much for the help!
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    If you don't have any pippers I would candle the eggs left and check for signs of life. If there are I would quickly wipe out the bator and put them back in, if not then you know they are done.
     
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    [​IMG] and congrats on the hatchers!
     

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