Rhey're here, but...HELP!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dekel18042, Jan 25, 2014.

  1. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    8 out of 10 eggs hatched. The first pip was yesterday morning Six were out by the time I went to bed Two more hatched overnight. 21 days would have been yesterday evening exactly.
    This morning there are two unhatched eggs. One looks like it has a pip. Can't tell with the other. Humidity rose then dropped to 59% this mnorning.
    At what point would you say they are done and remove the chicks to the brooder? Anything else you would do?
    Thanks for any help.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Congrats on the hatch! You can move the chicks to their brooder now and bump up the humidity a fraction for the remaining eggs, to around 65%. I leave unhatched eggs until day 24 at least, though I've had one or two late bloomers surprise me on day 25!
     
  3. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. I wanted to wait it out, but my husband wants to get the chicks in the brooder ( Doesn't want to jeopardize the ones that are here.) so I think that is the route we'll go and add a damp sponge to the incubator.
     

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