New with incubating eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by daniellenoel, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. daniellenoel

    daniellenoel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am a 2nd grade teacher and we have an incubator in the classroom. We are on day 22 with 19 chick eggs, I increased humidity to 65% on day 18 the temp is 99.6... when we last candled the eggs on day 16 all had live embryos. There is nothing happening.... any siggestions??? The class is very curious. I hope we some hatch.
    Thanks
     
  2. Peeper7

    Peeper7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have homes for all these chicks??? [​IMG]
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    What kind of bator are you using?

    By the way [​IMG]
     
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  4. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    what was your hum% from day to day 18?? around 40% ??

    Are your therm and hygrom both accurate??

    sometimes it takes a couple of extra days for chickens to hatch..

    they are chickens, right?? guinea and ducks take 28 days..

    ....jiminwisc........
     
  5. daniellenoel

    daniellenoel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, the farmer who gave us the eggs will be taking them back.
     
  6. daniellenoel

    daniellenoel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I am using a Brinsea Octagon 20 incubator so I think the tem and humidity are accurate.
    From day 18 until now the humidity increased to between 60% and 65%. I added 2 paper towels in the bottom to wick the water.
    Yes, they are chicken eggs
     
  7. daniellenoel

    daniellenoel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:We have an Octagon 20 from Brinsea...
     

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