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Unknown stage of incubation...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Taneile, Dec 2, 2016.

  1. Taneile

    Taneile Just Hatched

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    Let me start by introducing myself :) This is my first post and Im so thrilled to finally be a part of this group :) I own and opperate a wildlife refuge and we get in an array of wildlife where we rescue, rehabilitate and release. I also have rescue chickens that live the remaining of their lives with us on our farm, aswell as my other beautiful chickens.Now I have a question that hopefully I'll be able to figure out. I had a rescue peahen egg brought into me after the mothers nest was destroyed aswell as eggs except this one egg. She did not sit back on it. So I have it with me now and put it straight into my incubator. My problem is now that I have no idea how ld the egg is. I have candled and the egg is fertile. I will need to know when to put in lockdown? My incubator isnt automatic so I have to tun them myself.
     
  2. DwayneNLiz

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    how full is the egg and how big is the aircell?
     
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    i know @casportpony incubates peas quite regularly maybe she can help
    or other pea people

    @KsKingBee also has peas
     
  4. Taneile

    Taneile Just Hatched

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    Heres a photo of the aircell after candling.
     
  5. Taneile

    Taneile Just Hatched

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    Also I have had the egg in my incubator for 14 days, so not sure how long the peahen was sitting prior to that
     
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    oh wow, i know nothing about peas, thats why i tagged those other people hmmmm i wonder if anyone else is online .....
     
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    Quote: [​IMG]

    so this aircell chart should be accurate, 24th should be lockdown so last day checked
     
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    this says duck but has the same length of incubation
     
  10. Taneile

    Taneile Just Hatched

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    Thank you so much for putting your time aside to help :) It looks as though the chick is between 15 to 20 days. So will have to narrow it down. If I wait until I start to hear chirping in the incubator and then stop turning will that effect the chick? Would hate to stop turning too early or too late
     
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