day 22 no pipping

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kevs-chickadees, May 14, 2011.

  1. kevs-chickadees

    kevs-chickadees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So day 22 of the broody hens sittng on the eggs and no sign of any pipping, I take it we are SOL?
     
  2. Nikkumz

    Nikkumz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dont give up, i had nothing till day 24!
     
  3. kevs-chickadees

    kevs-chickadees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Still hoping, first time hatching, I thought with the hens doing the work it was always a day 21 thing?
     
  4. Nikkumz

    Nikkumz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well im not so sure about that actually, mine were in an incubator...Im sure she would know by now if they are good or bad though. Chickens are pretty darn smart .
     
  5. Nikkumz

    Nikkumz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your hen is letting you get to the eggs, maybe shes not doing her job right...She shouldnt be letting you near them lol
     
  6. kevs-chickadees

    kevs-chickadees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she doesnt like it, gives the old lazer beam eyes and groans at us. She quickly places them back under her without delay.
     
  7. Nikkumz

    Nikkumz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL, what a sweetheart! HAHA
     

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