Day 16 Of Incubation Time Goes By To Slow

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by countrygirl911, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. countrygirl911

    countrygirl911 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2010
    hi everyone many on here knows that i have 23 eggs left in the incubator out of 24. i am on day 16 and it seems like it is taking and internity for them to hatch lol day 21 can not get here fast enough. My main concern since this is my first time incubation is that i set all the eggs at the same time and day but they all look to be at different points of development they are all moving around in their shell and i move them around in the incubator so that they are not sitting in one spot the whole time due to the fact i know some spots are hotter than others what can be causing this to happen does them mean that when they start to hatch it can take several days for them to hatch it is kind of weird that they all were set at the same time but all look to be developing at different rates
  2. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    I know, the days 17-20 always go the slowest for me too....
    Good luck with your hatch! [​IMG]
  3. dominiquePL

    dominiquePL Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 4, 2010
    I'm going insane too (and I'm on day 14) [​IMG]

    When it comes to different points of development, I also tried mooving eggs around in the incubator so they weren't in the same area all the time but I don't think it's helped. Maybe it's a genetic thing, I don't know [​IMG]
  4. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    if there is differnt stages in the incubator that means your incubator has different temps. For a example the left corner is running higher then the right causing the left to develop faster. I dont know depending of the bator size, and what brand and if is still air or has a fan, guessing you have still [​IMG]

    Ill also tell you what everyone told me, Dont candle too much.

    good luck, Happy hatching.
  5. kfchickenlady

    kfchickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2010
    [​IMG] Im in the same boat! Im on day 15, though, because I counted the days wrong, instead of looking at the calendar and lockdown is tues instead of mon...[​IMG] Im sure your eggs will be fine, I think sometimes they may be in different positions? Dk, but good luck to you!
  6. pharmchickrnmom

    pharmchickrnmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2010
    I'm with all of you! This is day 15 for me and my first time hatching. I only have 4 eggs but I'm hoping for the best. Yes, my incubator is warmer on one side than the other. I left the eggs where they are in the turner despite the fact that some are further ahead than the others. I think though that they are now pretty close together as they fill about the same space in the egg. Cant wait for lockdown on tuesday!!!!
  7. kfchickenlady

    kfchickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2010
    what kind of eggs do you all have? I have 6 silkies, trying these for the first time. I started with 21 eggs...[​IMG]
  8. countrygirl911

    countrygirl911 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2010
    thanks guys i really appreciate it. i have eggs from different breeds of hens but i only have one roo which is a RIR so most i would say mutts
    I have eggs from my BR, RIR, EE, BSL, RSL, Arthlorps, Leghorns. silver spangled hamburgs

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