What happens if I incubated all my eggs small point up?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jayon, Oct 23, 2008.

  1. Jayon

    Jayon Out Of The Brooder

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    Well its day 19 and I just read that I had them in the auto egg turner upside down or small point up. Newbie! I though it was the other way around.

    So I candled and I have about 14 alive 5 were bad (I am sure I am to blame)

    What do you think?
    Will they live?????

    Thanks

    Jonathan
     
  2. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    They should live, they might be confused and some might pip the wrong end.

    I would take them out of the turner and lay them on there sides in the bator and up the hum !!!

    What is your hum at ???
     
  3. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Agree with SW..put them in the bator on their sides. Hopefully the chicks will find their way out. I think you'll probably be ok.. Good luck!
     
  4. Jayon

    Jayon Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, yea I have them on there side added more water and opened the air vents this morning. Humidity is reading 65 but I don’t think it is right. I am going to give it tell tonight. If it doesn’t go up I am going to add a sponge.

    Jonathan
     
  5. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    65% is fine for the last few days. I wouldn't take it any higher.
     
  6. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Sounds good !!!! Keep us updated !!!!! Good luck !!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    Your chicks should be fine.. However after they hatch, you might find them walking on the ceiling like a fly..LOL

    I would not blame yourself for the ones that did not hatch..they probably would not have hatched any how.. all eggs are not created equal..

    I have had eggs hatch pointy side up and still in the turner..
    they still came out the large end..

    ....jiminwisc.......
     
  8. Jayon

    Jayon Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all! I will let you know how we do.

    Jonathan
     
  9. Jayon

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  10. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Dang...I'm so sorry. Were they shipped eggs? If so, take heart...sometimes even under the BEST conditions, shipped eggs won't make it through. [​IMG]
     

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