Day 22 and nothing

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jadell, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. jadell

    jadell Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two eggs that are on day 22. They were growing just fine but I had a couple of hens change on the eggs so I'm not sure if the temp. has been consistent enough for them to hatch. I know they were good until the last few days and they should be fully grown (I can't see through the eggs). Any ideas or do I just wait a few more days and cull the eggs?
     
  2. Bantymama

    Bantymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would wait a couple more days. I had one that hatched on day 23. Can you here any peeping or see any movement in them.
     
  3. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    When you candled the eggs could you still see the air sac?
     
  4. jadell

    jadell Out Of The Brooder

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    I can't see a thing. I don't want to handle them too much though. It's really hard being patient when the hens keep moving around on them. It's like they're trying to decide who's turn it is to hatch some. The mom that hatched the last few didn't move at all the last few days, that's why I'm a little concerned for these. All you could see was the little air sack when I candled them, that's why I thought they were gonna hatch out OK.
     
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