Talk me down!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by adjones826, Feb 23, 2017.

  1. adjones826

    adjones826 Out Of The Brooder

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    Day 21 starts tonight at approx 8 pm (3 1/2 hours or so from now). When I went into lockdown both eggs l am hatching looked great, nice air cell, some movement, etc. Since then my humidity has been in the 70's, but when I got home from work yesterday it had dropped to 35 for some reason. I hurried up and put more water in and when i had the lid off I heard one cheep. The humidity is back up where it needs to be but I'm not seeing or hearing anything else now.

    Please tell me its okay! This is my first attempt at hatching eggs.
     
  2. KittyKat3756

    KittyKat3756 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my experience, if your humidity has been right for most of the incubation period and the eggs haven't pipped, a few hours of wrong humidity won't make any difference. On the other hand, if your eggs pipped already, then just keep an eye on them in case they dried out too much.
     
  3. adjones826

    adjones826 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! No, there are no pips yet so hopefully all will work out, I'm just a nervous wreck right now lol!
     

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