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

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    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 ?
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    If there is only one that is one out of 14 eggs :thun [​IMG]
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Try to wait. If you have had low temps your hatch could be delayed a day or two.
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    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

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    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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