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After incubation?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by abellchicken, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. abellchicken

    abellchicken Songster

    Mar 17, 2010
    How long do I wait to see if eggs will hatch, before I throw them out? I am at 23 days. The ones that did hatch, hatched on day 20.

  2. monathequeen

    monathequeen Songster

    May 13, 2009
    Burlington KS
    smell the eggs. if they STINK, throw them out. If you candle them and see nothing formed, they're not fertile.
    I would wait a few more days but no more than that...should be hatched by now.
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I just had two chicks hatch on day 24, yesterday, and I have a peeping egg in amongst the five "left-over" eggs. When I get home from work tonight I'm gonna try to find out which one it is, if it hasn't already pipped or something visible by that time. So... this is day 25!

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