day 22 and no pips

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kookykate328, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. kookykate328

    kookykate328 Chirping

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    today is day 22 and there are no pips. the temperature is at 99.5 and the humidity is at about 55% is that too dry? will they hatch?? [​IMG] please help
    by the way i dont know how acurate my hydrometer is
     
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2011
  2. Axle Quails

    Axle Quails Songster

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    humidity got to be 60%
     
  3. kookykate328

    kookykate328 Chirping

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    ok thanks ill add more water i have a wet paper towel in there it must not be enough
     
  4. Axle Quails

    Axle Quails Songster

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    No Problem [​IMG]
     
  5. kookykate328

    kookykate328 Chirping

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    do you think they will hatch?
     
  6. LilyD

    LilyD Songster

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    I had a bunch that didn't hatch until day 22 so I wouldn't give up hope
     
  7. kookykate328

    kookykate328 Chirping

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    its 7:50 pm on day 22 and still no pips did you ever have pips on day 23?
     
  8. LilyD

    LilyD Songster

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    In this batch my last egg hatched on day 23 but I haven't done many hatches yet. I have heard of people having pips as late as day 25 though so I still would wait and give it a bit more time.
     
  9. kookykate328

    kookykate328 Chirping

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    ok good so they still have a chance! thank you! [​IMG]
     
  10. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    Hard to candle at 22 days, but I would wait about 2-3 more days before discard. If you're able to candle, look for viable vessels or movement. Also, you can hold the egg against your ear to listen for movement or pecking.
     

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