what went wrong? "UPDATE"

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by harris farm, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. harris farm

    harris farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i locked down i think 1 day late but everything was good the whole time. The temp the humidity all good. Day 21 1 hatched fine 1 pipped then died with the beak sticking out. Day 22 1 hatched. Day 23 candled 2 no movement but fully developed and 1 more had movement. Whats going wrong?

    well I was wrong about the days. day 21 1 hatch. day 22 i pipped and died and i hatched. day 23 2 more hatched. Is it low temp that would cause the eggs to hatch on day 22, 23? I need to know because I have lots of turkey eggs in bator now.
     
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2011
  2. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What was your incubation temperature and humidity levels before lockdown? Also were you using a forced or still air incubator?

    Pete [​IMG]
     
  3. harris farm

    harris farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried to keep it at 99.5 but it would go from 97.5 to 101.5. Humidity was around 35 to 45%.
     
  4. 3forfree

    3forfree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feel your pain, I've got 24 eggs in lockdown since thursday, and have no movement in any of them. They are brown eggs, and were hard to candle, but looked like something may have been happening inside. I'm going to wait acouple more days and then bust them all open to see what went on.
     

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