Incubator went dry.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by laurelmtnlover, May 22, 2012.

  1. laurelmtnlover

    laurelmtnlover In the Brooder

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    I made the mistake of forgetting to add water to the bator. Two days ago I candled and saw movement in a few, now I see very little movement in one egg. Did I make a fatal mistake? Crap.
     
  2. phoenix912

    phoenix912 Songster

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    What are you hatching? What day are they on? What is you're humidity at?
     
  3. laurelmtnlover

    laurelmtnlover In the Brooder

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    I'm hatching Delewares. They are on day 19. I don't keep track of the humidity :(
     
  4. phoenix912

    phoenix912 Songster

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    I don't know if you made a fatal mistake or not. With you being on day 19 I would just go ahead and add water and wait. What has you're temp been at.
     
  5. laurelmtnlover

    laurelmtnlover In the Brooder

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    The temp has been at 99.5 except when I turn or candle them. Thanks very much for your replies.
     
  6. cmfarm

    cmfarm Songster

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    They are probably fine.
     
  7. phoenix912

    phoenix912 Songster

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    I asked about you're temp because it is different for a forced air and a still air. If it was two low they might be a little late at hatching. I just wanted to rule that out in case something does go wrong.
     

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