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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Leo1, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. Leo1

    Leo1 Chirping

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    OK, I'm worry like crazy! My eggs were rocking this morning, but I haven't seen any movement in hours. Should I be worrying or is this normal. SHould I do anything?
    Thanks!
     
  2. chkinut

    chkinut Songster

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    how are they doing now? what day are you on?
     
  3. Leo1

    Leo1 Chirping

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    Today is day 22. Two of them are starting to pip; one of which has been at it since about 10pm (EST) yesterday, right after I posted. Still nothing from the others. I'm worried about the humidity; I don't have a hydrometer so I'm trying to keep the level to the point just before condensation starts to form. I really hope that's right. This is nerve racking and exciting!
     
  4. chkinut

    chkinut Songster

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    what kind of incubator do you have? did it have directions as to how much water to put in on what days? mine is a hovabator 1588 and it says to fill the center well with water on days 1-18 and then to fill the center well AND the well that surrounds the center well for lockdown. my hatches are usually great! except for shipped eggs...lol.
     

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