Is it ok to candle?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by NancyP1, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. NancyP1

    NancyP1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am in lockdown...today is day 20. Nothing..no pips, no rocking. Is it ok to candle? I did have a temp drop at about day 16. I candled them before lockdown and saw lots of movement...I don't want to do anything wrong!!
     
  2. TinyChickenLady

    TinyChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

    I wouldn't open the bator during lockdown....
     
  3. chickee

    chickee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:No opening that incubator! [​IMG] The membranes around your chicks will dry trapping them in their egg (shrink wrap) Day 21 is hatch day so be patient!! And good luck with your hatch [​IMG]
     
  4. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are prob. Just taking a brake, give them time they should hatch soon [​IMG] but im a newbie to hatching, heck I dont even have my eggs yet. But hopefully this will bump you so you can get better info.
     
  5. NancyP1

    NancyP1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, I have a pip!!! Did not open the bator!! This is just as good as foal watch!!
     
  6. chickee

    chickee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:[​IMG] Incubating eggs takes lots of patience! Happy hatching! [​IMG]
     
  7. Dornes

    Dornes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Horray! Best of luck on your hatch!
     

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