Today is day 18 now what?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CANDLE98, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. CANDLE98

    CANDLE98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do I stop turning today or do I wait until the begining of day 19? Or does it really matter? I am sooo excited!!! I candled yesterday and i saw some movement. i have 40 eggs and they were all shipped so i am hopeing for atleast 20 chickies! Wish me luck!
     
  2. jonty

    jonty Out Of The Brooder

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    Stop turning now. The chicks need to get into a position to hatch. Sure all will be fineand happy chicks in a few days:)
     
  3. Dread Pirate Roberts

    Dread Pirate Roberts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    boost the humidity as well, eh?
     
  4. old mill poultry

    old mill poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    JUST SIT BACK AND WAIT, AND WAIT AND WAIT. BY ALL MEANS SIT ON THOSE HANDS AND DON'T OPEN THAT BATOR!
     
  5. my1stchicks

    my1stchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. CANDLE98

    CANDLE98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay they are in! I have both vents open and I filled with water! 3 days and I will have some chickies!!! yay!!
     
  7. old mill poultry

    old mill poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck to you!
     
  8. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    do you have a humidity gauge?
     

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