Rocking on Day 19 - Still Rocking on Day 23

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hecate, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. Hecate

    Hecate Out Of The Brooder

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    Arriving home this afternoon, we went to check that all was well with the incubator and have seen 3 eggs (of 15) rocking. Ihad to do a double take with the first one to make sure I had seen it right! The excitement mounts in this first hatching adventure! We can't wait to see these cute little Buckeyes...
     
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  2. Hecate

    Hecate Out Of The Brooder

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    We're still seeing rocking on day 20, but no pips at all. I never thought the waiting would drive me so crazy!
     
  3. CANDLE98

    CANDLE98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So now you know the reason why you stop turning at day 18, they want to turn themselves!! [​IMG] I can't wait for mine to rock out!
     
  4. Ducati

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    Hecate, are all of the eggs rocking on day 20 now, or are some still not rocking?
     
  5. Hecate

    Hecate Out Of The Brooder

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    I've counted at least half of them rocking - but they seem to want to do it stealthily! I wholly expect them to hatch out in the dark of night so we can't see!
     
  6. Ducati

    Ducati Out Of The Brooder

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    Im with you. I have 15 in the incubator. I am on day 19, tecnically i just hit day 20 1 hour ago. But anyways 3-4 seem to have moderately to barely rocked. The other 11-12 no movement at all. Its probably nothing but I would sure feel betetr if the others would show some small movement. What is your humidity at? Mine is around 67%. I hope thats right. This is my first hatch.....
     
  7. Hecate

    Hecate Out Of The Brooder

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    The humidity in my lg forced air is at 55%. It's as hiugh as I can get it to go without the temp dropping. I read several posts by Wheaties in a post about humidity in the bator saying this was a good point of humidity for the last three days, and I am trusting him on it! (not that I have a choice...) I'm trying not to get too worried over it, so we'll see how everything's going tomorrow - day 21![​IMG] Good luck, Ducati!
     
  8. amysue2012

    amysue2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope your hatch is doing good!! I am putting mine in an egg carton tonight and into the hatcher we're on day 18. We also got Buckeyes from BuckeyeDave!!!
     
  9. OCchickens

    OCchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck! Looking forward to seeing pics of the buckeyes!
     
  10. BuckeyeDave

    BuckeyeDave Overrun with Buckeyes

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    Me tooo!!!!!!!!! please hatch!!!! please hatch!!!! please hatch!!!! please hatch!!!!
     

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