Need Hatching advice

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 4hchickmama, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. 4hchickmama

    4hchickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some how, and I think there might have been a mischevious 2 year old involved, my temp in my incubator was dropped to 95 for an undetermined amount of time. Im on day 17 and I can see embryonic movement in all of the eggs, but they just aren't as developed as I think they should be. There is a lot of space, and I seem to remember there being less space this far along in other eggs I've hatched. Any advice? Should I just let them "cook" a while longer?
     
  2. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, that's what I'd do. Put the temp back where it belongs, and then be patient when they're a bit slow to hatch.
     
  3. 4hchickmama

    4hchickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I figured a bit too low is going to be better than too high. I'd say they look about 3-4 days behind what they should be. Should I hold off on lockdown? What do you think?
     
  4. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd probably lock them down on schedule. You don't know how long they were at the lower temperature; it may not have been that long.
     
  5. Sally Sunshine

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    x2 Good luck keep us updated!
     

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