Update on my earlier egg issues. And my latest panic. Hatching is here

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by got flogged, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. got flogged

    got flogged Hatching

    Aug 14, 2011
    So as some of you might remember, i had a hen abandon her nest early. Had no bator or a clue what to do or if any egg stood a chance. I rigged up something and put them in.Only a few eggs are still alive. Threw out ones that stunk. Tomorrow is 21days from initial sit. Just heard some chirping. No cracks though but a few chirps. Not gonna mess with them but any advice or signs of trouble to look for. Like how long they can chirp before cracking starts. This was a messed up situation from day 1. So i would like to have some idea of what is ahead. Thanks again everyone. I appreciate you taking the time to help me.
  2. builderone

    builderone Chirping

    Jul 8, 2011
    I usually have them start pipping and hatching shortly after I start hearing them. Just wait is all you can do now I try to keep the humidity up around 70%..
  3. pete55

    pete55 Songster

    Feb 19, 2011
    Suffolk, UK

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