Set eggs 2nd january & candled today see pictures

Tracy the chick

Songster
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Aug 28, 2011
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Hi guys i recieved an Octagon 40 off my husband for xmas, ive ordered eggs online and they came this morning. Temp is 37.8c not sure how to check humidity. Ok which way round do i put eggs in Tray? ive layed them on there side for now till i find out.. Thanks. Tracy.
 
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thebanthams

Songster
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Jun 12, 2010
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Alien chick thank you so much for that valuable thread !
I will never find these information . I lost my chickies (didnt hatch) but will start all over again and hopefully I will have a surprised soon !
 

The Chickeneer

~A Morning's Crow~
9 Years
Jan 9, 2011
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Quote:Aw no i put them in soon as i got them
should i take them out?

Yess yes yes! Your hatch rate will be way better if you let the eggs settle for 24 hours before you put them in
 

Tracy the chick

Songster
8 Years
Aug 28, 2011
677
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Uk
Quote:Aw no i put them in soon as i got them
should i take them out?

Yess yes yes! Your hatch rate will be way better if you let the eggs settle for 24 hours before you put them in


Thanks guys, i took them back out yesterday and put them back in this morning with the cradle switched on.. Ok another dilema! i dropped an egg
It has the tiniest crack about 2mm long, ive put it in the bater but do you think i should remove it????
 

Emptywagon2

Chirping
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Nov 20, 2011
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As long as it isn't leaking, you can put drip candle wax on the cracked area & it should be fine. Or you can use clear nail polish also. Hope this helps you.
 
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