Day 22/23 too late to hatch?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by brittybart, Mar 17, 2017.

  1. brittybart

    brittybart Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]Hi everyone!

    I'm new to BYC and new to hatching and could use some advice!

    I put 3 Olive Eggers in my Brinsea Mini 22 days ago. One piped last night and hatched this morning (YAYAYAYAYAY). The other two haven't done a thing. What should I do? How long should I give them? They were shipped eggs so I realize one out of three is pretty good but I don't want to over think it and miss an opportunity!!

    Pictures of our new hatch for cuteness! [​IMG]
     
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  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    If you put them in 22 days ago, today would be day 21 so there's still chance. Your hatcher looks nice and fluffy, you could put him in the brooder and candle the others to get an idea if there is any life. More than 24 hours after the hatcher I wouldn't hold out too much hope, but day 22-24 is still possible for hatchers.
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you candled them to see if they even developed? I've seen chicken eggs hatch as late as on the 25th day.
     
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    I just moved the little one. That sounds reasonable. I just don't want it lonely. :(
     
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    After I moved the little one I candled the other two and can't really tell (not very confident in my candling) they look VERY liquidy when I candle them. But do have a dark end. [​IMG]
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  6. AmyLynn2374

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    They don't look good, it helps to see better if you candle from the air cell end, but the fact that that much light is passing through says to me they didn't fully develop if they started.
     
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    Still bad? They are definitely very very lit when I candle them.

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  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope, those aren't going to hatch.
     
  9. brittybart

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    Thank you so much for the help!! It would have been sad to sit on it for a few more days and nothing happen. :) just need to get my little one a friend now.
     
  10. AmyLynn2374

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    Sorry. Congrats on the hatcher though, he's gorgeous, hope you can find him a friend.
     
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