Day 21 no hatch! Help!

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  1. Sammyjj16

    Sammyjj16 New Egg

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    So I this is my first hatch and it was going great until today. My chicks haven't hatched yet and it's 8:07 pm on day 21 should I get worried, should I candle them even though the incubator is on lock down? Any ideas would be great! Please no mean comments :) thank you for your help!!
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it is ok not everyone will hatch on the first day, i had one break the air cell on day 21 and not hatch until day 26. It is ok for you to open the incubator and candle to see if they broke into the air cell, rather than having a solid line for the air cell there will be a shadow bump or two around the edge depending on what position the chick is in. what temp did you keep during the incubation and what was humidity.
     
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2016
  3. Sammyjj16

    Sammyjj16 New Egg

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    Then humidity was at 50% and temp was 99.5 - 100 degrees now it's at 70-75% humidity and temp still 99.5-100 degrees
     
  4. Sammyjj16

    Sammyjj16 New Egg

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    The eggs are green and are hard to see in... I knew they were growing by the egg turning darker and the veins growing almost all the way down the egg
     
  5. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I know your pain, my girl ash just had 6 eggs hatch and they were dark enough that I could't see past day 10. but I was still able to see into the air cell. they may still be finishing up if you tap on the egg and they peep then they probably broke the air cell and will be hatching within a day if not give a day listen again. tap only enough to make a sound not hard enough to crack it.
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. You may wish to consider posting your question on the "incubating and hatching eggs" forum. I wonder if you counted day 1 as being the day you actually set the eggs?

    Good luck
    CT
     
  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. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Has there been any activity since you posted?
     
  9. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anything?
     
  10. Sammyjj16

    Sammyjj16 New Egg

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    No I don't know what happend but they all past, I fell so horrible about I don't know what happened
     

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