What if you don't stop turning? I need your advice!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by saranbensmom, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. saranbensmom

    saranbensmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 16, 2008
    Many of you may have read my other threads- I have 2 bators full and switched some hatching eggs I bought with some eggs one of my game hens was trying to hatch "without authorization". I put her eggs in one of the bators. Now, the eggs candle full, so I increased humidity and turned them their last this morning. While candling one, I thought I heard a "thump". What happens if I have been turning them this whole time and today is really day 20 or 21 for them? What will happen to them and what can I do to help? Please, let me know - they may be "unauthorized mutts", but I don't want them to die! Thanks in advance! [​IMG]
  2. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    They should be fine. I have an auto turner, but have had a few hatch while still in the turner, in fact I have 3 in my barn that all hatched while still being turned (apparently they were in a hurry to get here

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