Can the eggs vary a lot in what day they hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hd_darcy, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had my first baby (ever) hatch today on day 21. I'm wondering if that means the other two should be closely following since they were all incubated the same temp (same bator..LOL).. Is it normal for one to hatch and then for it to be DAYS later for the next? Or can I expect the other two real soon also? Or when do I throw in the towel?

    I'm hoping I don't have to wait TOO long! Hope I'm making sense - thank you!
     
  2. vetgirl00us

    vetgirl00us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dont take your eggs out yet. I had an egg hatch on day 16 (I know, crazy, musta been developing already when all the eggs were given to me) then I had days 20-22 hatching then at the very end I had one last one hatch on day 24. Can't explain why but they did.
     
  3. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    some eggs may hatch as late as day 26. You never know. where all the eggs put IN the incubator at the same time? or did you like.. add 1 egg everyday?

    You may be getting some pips soon but like I said..it could be up to 5 days from now before another may start and pip.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I've had eggs hatch on day 19 and day 22 in the same hatch.
     
  5. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They were the same hatch..added at the same tme. I hope I get another today!
     

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