' NEED HELP PLEASE ' WITH CHICKS!! 5 DIDNT HATCH WAS ALIVE ON DAY 22 . 1 CHICK HATCHED AND NOT ST

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kays chicks, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i had 5 eggs on day 22 yesterday did water and candle test and was fine . got up this morning to no pips or chicks so i did water test etc and no movement at all . opened them up and took all yolk in and all membrain was dry and srink wraped ???? what has happened [​IMG]the only chick that hatched still hasnt stood up ( 1 DAY AND 3 HOURS OLD ) its sitting on its bum and going around in circles , i have put the rubber band on the egs and stood chick up but as soon as i put back in brooder the chick ends up on its back wavingits legs in the air and falling a sleep ??? dont know what to do , its one after another i lost 2 chicks last week that were week olds and its heart breaking [​IMG] PLEASE HELP ANYONE !![​IMG]
     
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  2. MarineCorpFarmr

    MarineCorpFarmr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Humidity was too low is what it sounds like.
     
  3. serama hen

    serama hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it too late try adding water and sray it inside the incubator CHANGE THE THERMOSTAT AND HUMIDITY
     
  4. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its kept between 50 and 70 as i have to keep toping it up when i see it low ,
     
  5. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i never loose them all last hatch i had 5 chicks out of 18 eggs , this time 1 out of 6
     
  6. MarineCorpFarmr

    MarineCorpFarmr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you may need another way to check the humidity
     
  7. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 3 different sorts in there just in case one is wrong and they all say the same
     
  8. MarineCorpFarmr

    MarineCorpFarmr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmmm. What was your humidity day 1-18?
     
  9. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    40-50% alot of the time sits at 46% , i turn eggs about 4 times a day , always candle at day 7 and 18 and do water test and candle day 22 + 23 every time i still have them at day 22 but on day 23 they are dead ?? its happened twice now the ones that have hatched have come late on day 21 and day 22 . i have another 6 in lock down now due on 25th and humidity is at 78% all were fine at day 18
     
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  10. MarineCorpFarmr

    MarineCorpFarmr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats very odd. And youve said youve had successful hatches with this setup before right, so that leaves the eggs. Are the from different sources?
     

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