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Need help with Parakeet eggs

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by OzawkieBantams, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. OzawkieBantams

    OzawkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 15, 2010
    Ozawkie, KS
    Ok so the parakeet eggs were supposed to hatch three days ago they haven't. So I candled them three out of the four were clear (not fertile). One is a swimming around in the egg. Now the hen hasent been spending anytime in the nest box incubating. What should I do?
    Part of me wants to put in the the incubator to try and hatch it out. Is there a specific temp to maintain to hatch a Parakeet egg?.
    I mean at this point if she is just gonna let it die shouldn't I at least try and save it ?

    PLEASE HELP !

    Daren
     
  2. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the egg don't look full like a chicken egg would by now it prolly won't hatch and I've incubated a budgie egg before along with chicken eggs. About a week before it hatch I put it in with a foster since it's nearly impossible to hand feed a day old budgie. The hen I put it in with hatched it out and fed it he's since weaned and moved to his new home.
     

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