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day 19 and see no rocking?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Teresaann24, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Songster

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I am on day 19 with my broody hen. Already have had one mishap on one egg. I was for sure i'd be able to see some rocking but as much as I have looked while she is up getting a quick drink of water because of these 95+ hot days. I check em out but don't see any rocking is this a lost hatch?
  2. stephys_fluffybutts

    stephys_fluffybutts Songster

    Feb 6, 2007
    No, Egg movement doesnt mean they arnt good. Have you candled them yet??
    You should leave the eggs till day 21. If no hatching or cracks by then, then you need to candle.

    Sometimes its best to just ignore them. Then you will be suprised :-D
  3. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Songster

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I really need to ignore them..LOL...I didnt even know you could see them move till my very first hatch and about a day before they hatched I saw movement. So now on my secound hatch i look for it everyday..LOL [​IMG]

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