Day 21: Hatching with a broody

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicken19, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. chicken19

    chicken19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's day 21 but I haven't seen any pipping or heard any peeping from the eggs.
    Should I be worried?
     
  2. chicken19

    chicken19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also really jut need moral support, this is my first time, and my hens first time, hatching eggs.
     
  3. Grub Digger

    Grub Digger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My broody's on day 20, lol. I'm wearing ruts in the floor. Your chicks should hatch soon, might take a couple of extra days. If you're really worried about it, candle the eggs. You can use a really good flashlight if you don't have a candler. You could also check them in a bowl of warm water, but if they're are any pips, the chicks will drown.
     
  4. chicken19

    chicken19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks.
    I'm so anxious my broody wants to bit me because I lift her up to check the eggs almost every ten minutes!!
     
  5. chicken19

    chicken19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are still no pips. I'm pretty sure one pipped internally.
    It's day 22. Should I make a artificial pip?
     

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