Day 20 No PIP!):

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  1. elizabethu42

    elizabethu42 Out Of The Brooder

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    Day 20 and chicks still haven't pipped. Temp is 99.5 and humidity is 66% candling showed life should I be mor wpatient or is there a problem
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi. And welcome to BYC- great that you have joined us. Sorry, I have no experience in using incubators. You can post your question on the "incubating and hatching eggs" forum for expert advice.

    Good luck

    Ct
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! 21 days is just a guide so try not to worry. I know it's easier said than done but you could have pips on the underside of the eggs where you can't see. I've been convinced before that eggs have not pipped but they have and it's just that I've not been able to see them.

    Patience really should be your friend now, but it's hard I know! Wishing you the very best of luck and I hope you have some action soon.

    Good luck with your hatch :fl
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Yorkshire coop - if your temps were off the mark for any length of time - too low, it delays growth.
     
  5. elizabethu42

    elizabethu42 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thx for the advice. It's day 21 still no pip peep nothing. temp is 99.5 and humidity is between 55% 66%
     
  6. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Did you count the day you set them in the incubator as day 1 or after a full 24 hours incubation?
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. elizabethu42

    elizabethu42 Out Of The Brooder

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    I counted the day. They still haven't hatched
     
  9. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    The day you set them in the incubator? If so you are on day 20 and not 21.

    Say you set the eggs on a Monday, day 1 would be counted as Tuesday, day 2 would be counted as Wednesday and so on.
     
  10. elizabethu42

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    I set them on the 9
     

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