Stressed Newbie!! 1st Time Hatching.....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Meeco76, Nov 2, 2015.

  1. Meeco76

    Meeco76 Hatching

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    I have decided to try hatching chicks. I bought a Hovabator 1602 hatcher, have kept the humidity at avg. 55% and temp at 99.5 degrees. Its day 20. I have candled the eggs, but cannot see through them. They are very dark. How do I know if they are alive inside the shell.
     

  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. Meeco76

    Meeco76 Hatching

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    Thanks. This seems like a friendly and informative sight. Looking forward to all ideas and suggestions!![​IMG]
     
  4. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I have never incubated either but, I would think things will start happening in the next day or too. Hope you will update for us. Sending good hatching vibes your way [​IMG]
     

  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us.

    Good luck on your hatching.
     

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