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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 8:16 am 
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I am incubating 20 eggs, today is 5th day... I recently changed from 55 humidity to, around 40 , I decided to candle but surprisingly the embryos seemed not to be floating around like they normally do but they seemed stuck and not moving near the aircell. Wat worries me is that both of the egg's embryos appear that way... is this normal?


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:38 am 
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Voluntary movements don't really occur until 6-7 days, so don't worry. I'm not sure of the position exactly, but day 5 is really early, so just leave them and candle again in a few days or so.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 5:51 pm 
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I hope that be the case... but what if they are stuck. Is there any chance that they are stuck but still alive? Please help am loosing my mind


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 9:31 pm 
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At this stage they are unlikely to be stuck. They are still at a very immature stage and not ready to be active. So long as they are being turned they are having the best opportunity to develop at the right rate.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 9:35 pm 
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I hope so too


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 9:59 pm 
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Have a look at this thread. Some great pictures of day to day development from bulls eye to hatch.

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=7956908


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:14 pm 
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Thank you so much sue55 the thread is very helpful.. am less stressful now


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 03, 2016 1:01 am 
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Maintain the temp and humidity, turn them as needed and then hands off as much as you can. It's way too easy to get worried and end up causing problems, particularly at hatch time. You just need to maintain the incubation and most of the time they'll do the rest. ;)

Good luck for your hatch. :)


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