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Day 21 only one out do I take them out to look?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by poulet, Apr 10, 2008.

  1. poulet

    poulet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2008
    The first chick hatched this morning but there is no sign of a pip on the others should I candle them or wait a bit longer is there any way that they are alive but can't get out ? Do I break the shell to find out ?
    If there is only one that is one out of 14 eggs :thun [​IMG]
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Try to wait. If you have had low temps your hatch could be delayed a day or two.
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    Give them time... opening your incubator causes you temps and humidity to go way down and thats why chicks don't hatch....
  4. BikerBabeRules

    BikerBabeRules Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2008
    Vermont, USA
    Please, please wait! I had an egg on day 24 this morning and cracked it to see what happened/when. A little silkie looked at me, wiggled a moment, flapped it's wings and passed away. My temps have been out of control this batch and seems to be running so kool i figured NOTHING was still alive. I feel awful. WAIT!!

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