DAY 20 OF EGGS NO SIGNS OF CHICKS

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by farmtime, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. farmtime

    farmtime Just Hatched

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    hi,

    I have a hen that went broody on the 20th of march today is the 20th day of her sitting on the eggs. i have been searching on the internet and i found out that on day 20 there should be internal piping from the chicks or noise, but sadly i haven't had this at all, i did candle the eggs on day 10 and it seemed everything was going fine. i am starting to worry and this is the first time i have had a broody hen, should i be worried and is there anything i can do to help my poor hen [​IMG].

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    thanks,
     
  2. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The picture shown is dead egg I'm afraid.

    Eggs can sometimes take 23 or even 25 days to hatch. How many eggs is she on? If you post some pics of each egg I might be able to help you more.

    -Jet
     
  3. farmtime

    farmtime Just Hatched

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    Hi,

    Thx for replying, she is sitting on 12 eggs total, she was sitting on 14 but sadly 2 broke.

    Here is a couple of more photos:[​IMG][​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  4. farmtime

    farmtime Just Hatched

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  5. farmtime

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  7. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Blueoriental

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    Hi there, I'm having the same problem but mine are in an incubator. Yesterday was day 21[​IMG] I sat there last night all full of hope and not one pip! Does anyone know the latest they have pipped? Thank you x
     
  9. farmtime

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    thanks for telling me its my first time doing this, so im still learning
     
  10. farmtime

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    Good news,

    My chicken came out to eat food so i decided to check the eggs in the nest box and when i did i heard a little tweet, i was so happy but confused at the same time (day 22)
     
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