Day 21 should I candle?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by conroy, Aug 14, 2010.

  1. conroy

    conroy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today is day 21 for my fertile eggs that are under my broody hen. I just got back from vacation...she ate one while we were away...should I candle the remaining eggs? Shouldn't they be hatching? [​IMG]
     
  2. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would be patient and only candle on day 23. You won't be able to affect the hatch, unless you're planning on putting them in an incubator and hoping they'll pip. [​IMG]
     
  3. conroy

    conroy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have an incubator...so I guess I'll just be patient [​IMG]
     
  4. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't interfere at all at the moment.

    If they are going to hatch they will,

    Good Luck,

    sandie
     
  5. conroy

    conroy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks... should I worry about the older chickens?
     
  6. conroy

    conroy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day 22...nothing yet [​IMG]
     

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