new to incubating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by benn2689, Mar 4, 2016.

  1. benn2689

    benn2689 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new to incubating and I have been studying a lot on her about it. I have 40 eggs that are at day 9 4 of them have no development should I leave them or trash them. also I have 2 eggs that started to develop but now they have a kid of faded red ring ariund the egg and show no further development. one last thing I noticed that one of the eggs were put in pointy side up is it okay to flip it over or should I leave it? thank you for your help
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Dump the clears, give the 'blood ring' eyes a couple of more days just in case, flip that egg large side up, and good luck with the incubation.
     
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    thank you I will do that for the blood ring what should I look for in a few days to see if they are alive
     
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    It's only an outside chance, but if they are viable in a couple of days you should see veining. A couple of times I have been fooled by what I thought were early quitters.
     
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    thank you again you have been a great help to this newbie
     
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    I just lost power to my incubator for about 2 hours when I got the power back on the temp in the incubator was about 87 am I screwed or do I still have some viable eggs I am on day 13
     
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    Two hours and that slight a drop should pose no problems. Were any of the 'blood ring' eggs viable?
     
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    no they were not thank you for re assuring me I was super worried
     
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    my dad was rewiring the sockets in the house and he turned off the power for a couple mins to install a new plug but when he turned it back on I never thought to check the gfci plug to see if it was back on
     
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    Just candled the eggs today day 14 they all have movement so excited this will be my first hatch ever by my self last time I hatched I was 8 with my dad so technically he hatched and I was being an annoying little kid that I was
     

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