Day 21 Nothin " yet " what should I do

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by EEGHEAD, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. EEGHEAD

    EEGHEAD Out Of The Brooder

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    It's my second time incubating eggs in my homemade incubator, and the first time I had great success. This time I have 12 eggs in it, they all developed and now when I shined a light through them today, I can see nothing but the air pocket the whole space is filled and I can see them moving inside, but none have cracked yet at all, what should I do?
     
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2012
  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    Leave them alone. Don't open the incubator anymore, and let them hatch. If your temps were even a little low, they would have delayed hatching. I know it's hard to wait, but hang in there!
     
  3. Atomic Ranch

    Atomic Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. EEGHEAD

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    Will it hurt them to stay in the egg more than 21 days?
     
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should sit on your hands and wait. Keep in mind, the day you place the eggs in the bator is day 0. Your patience will pay off.
     
  6. EEGHEAD

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    4 of them just started to crack, feel a little better now.
     

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