when to stop?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by siz8003, Nov 13, 2007.

  1. siz8003

    siz8003 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Fitz.,NH
    Yesterday a guy i know rushed over 19 eggs that his broodie would not sit on anymore I warmed them back up and saw 8 move I just don't know what day they are on He said she went missing a little less that 2 weeks ago and ideas on when i should stop turning?[​IMG]mot a good pic
     
  2. siz8003

    siz8003 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Fitz.,NH
    is the pic not clear enough? How do you guys get such good candling pics?i took like 5 and this was the best one
     
  3. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Last edited: Nov 13, 2007
  4. siz8003

    siz8003 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Fitz.,NH
    It looks about right I am just nervous that if i stop turning when I think I should it will be to early and they will stick
     
  5. buc

    buc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would error on the side of continuing to turn the eggs until you see one of them Peeki'n, then I would for sure stop.

    I have an automatic egg turner, I have had eggs hatch while being turned (as I was at work at the time).

    The chics were fine.
     
  6. siz8003

    siz8003 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Fitz.,NH
    ok thats what ill do then could they be diff stages? they stop laying when they go broodie right
     
  7. siz8003

    siz8003 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Fitz.,NH
    [​IMG]hello [​IMG] this is what i found at 4:30 this am I have 2 now and am waiting for 5 more the rest quit
     
  8. Sherriekim

    Sherriekim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Good save, Sara. [​IMG] Cute little chick, too.
     
  9. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    Congrats on the new chicks! [​IMG] Good save!
     
  10. siz8003

    siz8003 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Fitz.,NH
    Thanks I am just happy some made it
     

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