Day 19 questions

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mandymooligan, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. Mandymooligan

    Mandymooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today was my 2nd day in lockdown. No pips, I have not seen any egg movement. (they are in egg cartons). Is this par for the course?
     
  2. Lorrie77

    Lorrie77 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have had some not move much or peep until the day they are due to hatch (day 21)
    It can also take up to 23 days so I would just wait it out and try not to worry about it, I know
    that is easier said than done [​IMG]
    Good luck with your eggs...hope you have baby chicks soon [​IMG]
     
  3. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A watched egg will never pip.[​IMG]
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    It is kind of hard for them to move in an egg carton. I know some people use egg cartons to hatch in.

    [​IMG]
     
  5. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I had 1 egg in the hatcher since Monday the 3rd

    Yesterday I was getting worried because nothing was happening

    this morning egg was the same


    1 hour ago the chicks just hatched in less than 1 hour

    just be patient
     
  6. babigyrl22

    babigyrl22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all mine hatched late (like day 23 start). I think maybe because of the cool temps and the fact that my broody was trying to hatch them. I took them from her onece the first chick hatched and stuck them in the bator. All the ones that were going to hatch...did from day 23-26.
     
  7. UncleTommy

    UncleTommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used an egg carton (just hatched my first batch), just because i know i'm going to have more chicks than surface space and i don't want them kicking the other eggs around (which they almost do anyways, climbing over the eggs). I didn't hear a peep, got home at the end of day 20 and theres a chick! They all came out before day 21 ended.
     
  8. Mandymooligan

    Mandymooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    spoke too soon, I just saw one of them wiggle! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]:clap:ya
     
  9. DMRippy

    DMRippy Pallet Queen Premium Member

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    Quote:x2 mine all pip when I am not around, zip too.... video camera that gets them every time!

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  10. Lorrie77

    Lorrie77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yay Mandymooligan [​IMG]
    I am sure you will have babies soon [​IMG]
     

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