We are on day 22!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Denece&Lacey, Apr 15, 2008.

  1. Denece&Lacey

    Denece&Lacey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What should I look for. Some of them moved yesterday but I didnt hear anything. I think I may have had the temps a little low. It has stayed about 99.5. This is our first hatch and Im crossing my fingers!! Any advice is helpful:fl
     
  2. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    If you're using a still air bator the temp may have been a little low. Give them another day or too.
     
  3. Denece&Lacey

    Denece&Lacey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am, thats what I was hopeing somebody would tell me. A couple moved last night but nothing else!![​IMG]
     
  4. Denece&Lacey

    Denece&Lacey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you think it would help to keep the temp up higher now? I have it warmer in there, I dont want the babies to be cold.[​IMG]
     
  5. FrontPorchIndiana

    FrontPorchIndiana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Once they're ready there will be just a tiny little break in the shell. That's your first sign.

    Good Luck!
     
  6. Denece&Lacey

    Denece&Lacey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks, Im trying to be patient!!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    You do not increase your temps ... thats a no no...

    Your temps have been low so that will cause a late hatching...
     
  8. Denece&Lacey

    Denece&Lacey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, thanks. I will keep you updated. [​IMG]
     
  9. Denece&Lacey

    Denece&Lacey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day 23 no chicks yet!! Im still crossing my fingers!! Im getting worried now though. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  10. JordanFamily

    JordanFamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't give up! I heard one lady say her incubator was reading a low temp and she still had chicks born at 28 days!
    JordanFamily
     

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