Chicken eggs in incubator 24 days- this is my first hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChickenMack, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. ChickenMack

    ChickenMack Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 7, 2011
    Okay, so I ordered some fertilized eggs, put them in the incubator and followed the directions to a "t". I locked down at day 18 but have opened the bator to add water and trying not to mess with the eggs.

    We are now on day 24 with nothing. So, I decide to candle them just to see (I candled them on days 7 and 14 with good results) and what I see is on the big end there is an air sack and the rest of the egg is dark- like there is a chicken inside but I do not see any movement.

    So my question to all of you veteran hatchers is do I continue or is my clutch dead?

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