Day 22 and still nothing :(

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SilkieChickenLover336, May 21, 2016.

  1. SilkieChickenLover336

    SilkieChickenLover336 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am on day 22 of my hatch and I haven't seen a single movement, heard a single peep, or anything. My temps were between 99-100.05 and the humidity was around 30-40 the first 18 days and now it has held a constant 68% since day 18. I had a little problem because I put them in lockdown too soon because the app I had started at day 1 instead of day 0 which I didn't realize until my second hatch (this one) but I didn't do it until late day 17 anyways so I don't think it should have mattered. Also half the eggs were shipped and half were from a local breeder. Started out with 24 eggs and only 6 made it to lockdown. 3 from each breeder. What should be my next step? I'll be really bummed if I don't at least get one
     
  2. SilkieChickenLover336

    SilkieChickenLover336 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gave them a quick candle and I know that one egg is still alive but it has a very faint peep. I'm unsure what to do. It hasn't pipped yet internally either. Do I make a hole or just wait it out?
     
  3. Noodlez

    Noodlez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So really, it's day 21? Right there with you--it's day 21 and I've got rockers....I want to help but we definitely can't open the shell for them.... If the yolk isn't absorbed, they'll die.

    Apparently they hatch late sometimes and it's normal. We just gotta be patient. :c
     
  4. SilkieChickenLover336

    SilkieChickenLover336 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope day 22. I just wanna help the poor little things
     
  5. LilBantams

    LilBantams Out Of The Brooder

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    I've had some hatch with no movement or no peeps on day 24! So just be patient! DONT HELP. Is your incubator still air?
     
  6. SilkieChickenLover336

    SilkieChickenLover336 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope it's a forced air
     
  7. SilkieChickenLover336

    SilkieChickenLover336 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One hatched!
     
  8. countrygirl5150

    countrygirl5150 New Egg

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    Awe it must be cute!
     
  9. xocnk

    xocnk Just Hatched

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    I'm having the same problem! Except 8 of mine hatched on day 19-20. Now 18 eggs left in there and no peeping or rocking or pip. Is it okay to candel then real quick since there are no pips, also on day 22.??
     
  10. jnr005

    jnr005 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same here. Had 5 of 15 hatch on day 20...day 22 and nothing. Eggtopsied and all dead in she'll. Don't know what happened.
     

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