Day 22 and no pips ):

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mshuntjump, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. mshuntjump

    mshuntjump Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's day 22 today, and there are no pips or chirps. However, I found out you have to raise the temp for still air incubators, when i've just been doing the 99.5 degrees. So could they be late hatchers?
     
  2. DanEP

    DanEP Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes with low temps they could be a couple of days late.
     
  3. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

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    Yes I would give them AT LEAST one extra day if not more.... here is an article that may come in handy, BUT READ its entirety, it shows what your chicks are doing right now....... timing will be different for you but steps will be all the same. I wish you luck!! how many are in the bator and what kind of bator? https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/step-by-step-guide-to-assisted-hatching
     
  4. mshuntjump

    mshuntjump Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 10 eggs in a little giant incubator.
     
  5. cochins1088

    cochins1088 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had eggs hatch as late as day 26 because of low temperatures (it was an inacurate thermometer) so give them time.
     
  6. Sally Sunshine

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    when is it exactly day 22? if you would feel better you can quickly pull one and candle and tap..... info on checking for viablitiy is in that link... FOLLOW THE STEPS.... make sure you understand the process first....and even IF you dont see movement I would wait to float test another day.... BECAUSE of the temp issue.... and if your worried about humidity when you open the bator give it a mist with a mister but not on the eggs, do like the top or the sides or something, that will hold humidity but dont get too carried away with water either..
     
  7. mshuntjump

    mshuntjump Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much! Very helpful
     
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  9. mshuntjump

    mshuntjump Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Candeled one of the eggs today, and this is what it looked like.
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  10. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hope it hatch soon!
     

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