Is it to late to move them to the egg carton??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by steffpeck, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    I am on day 21 today and I have 3 out of 17 eggs hatched. No other pips that I can see, the 3 that are out are rolling the eggs all over the place. Is is to late to quickly put the remaining eggs into an egg carton??
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    If they are rolling all over, I would do it very quickly. Then add some hot water to the water tray to up the humidity quick.
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    I would do it and like Sundown says add hot water to the troughs and the temps and humidity will bounce back up quickly. Good luck!
  4. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Remember in using the egg carton method that if they pip on the wrong end you won't see it and therefore you won't be able to help the chick.

    I use rings cut from T-paper or paper towel rolls and then lay them on their sides on them.

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