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At What Point Do I Assume That All Eggs that will hatch have?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SandyC, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. SandyC

    SandyC Songster

    I'm into day 23. One hatched early this AM in addition to the other two yesterday. I have two pipped eggs left, but without close inspection (Don't know if I should lift the lid), I don't see much movement. At what point do I call it a hatch? Day 24 starts late this evening.
     
  2. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    On day 23 after most had hatched, I candled the remaining eggs for movement. All were still, so I cracked them open to see, and all were dead. Don't know if that helps... but that is what I did. Also... these were chicken eggs and had NOT pipped. If you have pips.. you might wait just a bit longer.... some of mine rested a good 12 hours or more between pip and hatch. Also... if your temps were running low at any point... this can cause a delay in your hatch.... give them time. Let us know if anything changes. Good luck!
     
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2008

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