CHICKS STILL NOT HATCHED, HOW LATE CAN A HATCH BE ?? 3 DAYS LATE NOW :0(

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kays chicks, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi , can anyone help , i set eggs on 25th august , stop turn 12th sept so due to hatch 15th . we are now on 17th and still no sign of a pip . i have 3 eggs due today and 11 due on 19th at this rate i will be seeing the ones on the 19th . i candled on 12th (lock down day ) and there was movement so was happy that they were where they should be . has anyone had very late hatches ?? temp been stable as i have automatic incubator . just dont know what to think and feel a little worried now its 2 days late [​IMG]
     
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  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    some do hatch late. try floating, or candling, but sometime, they can be fully grown and die.
     
  3. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thank you i will try all them but maybe leave over night and do it in the morning ?? i would be so upset if they have [​IMG]these 3 are for my special needs neice who loves my chucks , thank god i have more as back up and i dont have to tell her if they have died . il keep you posted
     
  4. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry forgot to ask how late is late ?
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    I've had a chick hatch on day 25 under a hen once. Sometimes they're just a bit slow... [​IMG]
     
  6. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok il will not open yet and candle / water test , more coffee and waiting for me then . thank you for your help and wise information [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  7. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    try 29th day then I will say thats too long, I will not tell your neice they didnt die, just simply they didnt hatch.
     
  8. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh no i would never tell her that i have an incubator full its just the first 3 have her name in pencil on so looks like i better write her name on a few more just in case , yes thats an extra week so i would give up by then too . thanks for the advice
     
  9. kays chicks

    kays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    coming into my 3rd day late hatch ?? dont no what to think , ive got up this morning to nothing and its so fustrating [​IMG]cant beleive there still is no sign ?? [​IMG]
     
  10. sumi

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    I think you should float them and see if they're still alive in there.
     
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