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Day 21 and nothing yet..

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by trunkman, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. trunkman

    trunkman Songster

    Dec 26, 2009
    Rock Hill SC
    I'm on day 21 and nothing yet, I saw movement at lockdown so I was very hopeful, but I'm starting to get very concerned that something went wrong since then. This is driving us nuts, We've checked the bator about 100 times today. I guess they're right when they say a watched pot never boils..arrrrrggg:he

  2. terrilhb

    terrilhb Songster

    Dec 11, 2010
    from what i have seen on here it could take a bit. Do you hear anything. I know about the nervous part. I am on day 9. Mine are not due until the 20th. It is driving me crazy. Prayers to you and the eggs.[​IMG]
  3. nhnanna

    nhnanna Songster

    Jul 18, 2008
    The chicken coop
    Don't give up!! They could be late. Most people wait until day 23-25 before giving up. If the temp went down at all it could take extra time for them to hatch. Keep an eye on the humidity, it is important as the temp. It should be between 60-70 at this point. I always add a warm wet washcloth right under the hole in mine so I can add warm water to keep the humidity up.
  4. gitlost80

    gitlost80 Trigger Pullet

    Mar 27, 2009
    Mine are also due today, but nothing. I know they were alive the day I went into lockdown ,but my temps were on the lower side most of the time so I dont expect them to show untill later...maybe even in a couple more days. Be patient and hopefully they are just having a little stage fright.
  5. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

    Nov 20, 2009
    No need to stress yet I have had them go 28 days
    If nothing by tommorrow I would candle them and make sure they are alive
  6. trunkman

    trunkman Songster

    Dec 26, 2009
    Rock Hill SC
    thanks for the encouragement everyone. [​IMG]
  7. trunkman

    trunkman Songster

    Dec 26, 2009
    Rock Hill SC
    Quote:No noise yet, thanks for the prayers. [​IMG]

  8. PamB

    PamB Songster

    Jul 20, 2010
    Dayville, CT
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I hope you get your little babies soon!!!!!

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