lockdown today

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bradnjulieplus4, Oct 28, 2014.

  1. bradnjulieplus4

    bradnjulieplus4 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hopefully all goes well but i cant keep my humidity any farther than 50% wish me luck .
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Good luck! Have you tried putting a soaked wet sponge in there? That might bring up the humidity.....
     
  3. bradnjulieplus4

    bradnjulieplus4 Out Of The Brooder

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    Not yet
     
  4. davemonkey

    davemonkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've used small plastic snack bowls with wadded up/soaked paper towels. That way, you have needed moisture and if a newly hatched chick flops into it, it won't drown. I spray the paper with Unpasturized Apple Cider Vinegar/water to prevent other fungi or nasty bacteria from growing on the wet paper towels.
     
  5. TheMallardMan

    TheMallardMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good Luck! I went into lockdown yesterday and all my babies hatched today (except 1, which was probably already dead). I hope the same happens with you [​IMG]
    Whoops! Poor choice of words, I ment I hope all of your babies hatch and turn out ok, good luck! :thumbsup
     
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  6. bradnjulieplus4

    bradnjulieplus4 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sponge worked now i just hope nothing bad happens while im at work
     
  7. davemonkey

    davemonkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing bad will happen while you are at work. :) Think positive.
     
  8. bradnjulieplus4

    bradnjulieplus4 Out Of The Brooder

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    Day 20 no cracks or nothing i think there all 12 are dead no noises no nothing
     
  9. Aphrael

    Aphrael Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At day 20 they are not even due yet. Don't give up on them yet, they still have time to do their thing. I hope it works out for you. [​IMG]
     
  10. bradnjulieplus4

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    Ok two white eggs hatched and two brown are pipped none of the 4 green are doing anything sucks i wanted to see what they may have been
     

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