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day 21 and still nothing what do i do???!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jj ranch, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. jj ranch

    jj ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok took one out very fast, candled and it wasnt even through air sac. is this normal??? [​IMG] i see some moving the egg a little not much. [​IMG] i know im probably freaking for no reason but dang [​IMG] i just dont know if i messed up some how. [​IMG]
     
  2. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would just leave them be. It temps where a little low they may hatch late.
    Was the temps stable? How about humidity? What time of day did you set the eggs?
     
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2009
  3. jj ranch

    jj ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so far temps have been stable humidity was stable after 8hrs of setting for sure. i did candle oh maybe day 16 because of a smell of a dead egg and removed it. and i have 30 eggs in there. i wonder from all the times i had to get in it to candle slowed things down. i also set them in early evening time.
     
  4. jj ranch

    jj ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do you think the hatch failed?
     
  5. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would wait till day 25 before I worry.
     
  6. Snakeoil

    Snakeoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your temperature was a little low it will make your hatch time a little longer. At this point you just have to wait.
     
  7. innof8happinesses

    innof8happinesses Out Of The Brooder

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    We had temp fluxuations because the temp outside kept changing which made the indoor heater in the house kick on at times which changed the incubator temp several times a day. So ours hatched late. One hatched on Day 24... But she was big because of it and had to help her pip... In hindsight, if I hear them chirping anytime after day 21 I will try to create a pip for them to breathe... as we lost one nice looking chickie...
    Listen closely to them... When I tapped the incubator they would respond.
     

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