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22nd day and nothing!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ShererJoy, May 29, 2012.

  1. ShererJoy

    ShererJoy Out Of The Brooder

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    This is the 22nd day and nothing is going on. I put a bright flash light up to them yesterday with out moving them. It looks as if they would be at the stage of a 18 day egg. What is going on? What do I do?
     
  2. phoenix912

    phoenix912 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they in a incubator? What has you're temps been? If the temps have been low they could just be a little behind. Don't give up yet give them a few more days.
     
  3. ShererJoy

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    Yes, they are in an incubator. The temp has been at 99.5. It did drop one night, but I got it back up the next day.
     
  4. sumi

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    Wait another day or 3. The temperature drop may have slowed them down a bit. Good luck!
     
  5. ShererJoy

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    We hear what sounds like cracking or tapping!!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  6. ShererJoy

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    Ok we started a fresh batch of eggs. This time the were fertila. Today is the 21st day, and we have 3 cracking through so far. We can also hear them pipping. The kids are going crazy....wel so am I sooooo exciting! We have five more that need to brake through.
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  7. ShererJoy

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    One chick has hatched, and we have four crackers!
     
  8. sumi

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    [​IMG] Congratulations! You must post pics.
     
  9. ShererJoy

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    This is day 23rd and nothing. Should I candle them? We candles before lock down and they looked good.
     
  10. kuchchicks

    kuchchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I would. Do you hear any chirping? You can try putting the egg up to your ear to see if you hear any pecking. But by day 23 I would start to worry. I have never had anything hatch past day 23.
     

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