Can eggs hatch later than the hatch date?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChickenKid11, May 27, 2012.

  1. ChickenKid11

    ChickenKid11 Chirping

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    I have 2 eggs that are ready to hatch and I candled on day 19 and both eggs were full. What should I do if I can do anything?
    Thanks!
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Crowing

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    They can hatch a few days late if its only day 21 you have a couple days .
     
  3. mnferalkitty

    mnferalkitty Songster

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    Yes they can, is it day 21 now? It has to do a lot with temp (don't change the temp now just leave it where it is)
     
  4. ChickenKid11

    ChickenKid11 Chirping

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    Well today is day 21 and they are under a broody hen I can't change the temp anyway. I really hope they hatch, but I must not count my chickens before they hatch.
     

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