Today will be day 22

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lincolnsilkies, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. lincolnsilkies

    lincolnsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had 15 hatches so far my question is since this eve will be day 22 how long do u usually leave the other eggs in the incubator i'm in no hurry i hope more hatch but what is the longest you usually leave eggs in there for thanks!
     
  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Has anything hatched from this batch of eggs, or have 15 chicks already hatch from this batch? I just need to clarify. I like to wait for at least 24 or 25 days, before giving up. But if you have chicks hatched in the bator along with more un-hattched eggs, then the chicks will need to be pulled out by day three. By pulling chicks from the bator the humidity may have dropped enough to shrink wrap the eggs that were still not hatched.
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    I had a hatch that didn't even start till day 24. I'm guessing my temps were off!! [​IMG]
     
  4. lincolnsilkies

    lincolnsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had 15 hatch so far i pulled them last night and the humidity didnt get below 62 when i removed them i did it real fast and had help i watched the humidity level very close and i misted the remaining with hot water (warm) they were knocking the other eggs everywhere
     
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