When do I assist?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Silo, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. Silo

    Silo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everyone,
    This is my first hatch, it is the beginning of day 23 and no one has pipped (internally or externally). I have candled the eggs (following the directions of Step by Step Guide to Assisted Hatching) and I see movement but hear no chirping. When do I need to assist them? I have a Little Giant still air incubator and have kept the temp. around 101.5 and the humidity around 48 (Its as high as I can keep it). Thanks in advance.
     
  2. SilkieChickenLover336

    SilkieChickenLover336 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The humidity is way too low. Have you tried adding wet sponges and filling up the water troughs completely?
     
  3. Silo

    Silo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I do not really trust the built in probe it will say 70 then drop right to 30.
     

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