Day 22-No pips under broody-when I pick up egg, I feel something roll

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by crazy4eggsJulie, May 16, 2010.

  1. crazy4eggsJulie

    crazy4eggsJulie Songster

    Mar 15, 2009
    I have cuckoo marans eggs under a broody. Yesterday was day 21 and still no pips. Today, I lifted her and picked up each egg to inspect for any signs of pipping. On some of them, I could feel something "roll" to the other side of the egg. Does this mean the chick is dead? Should I remove them from her or is there any chance some will hatch out on today (Day 22) or later?

  2. Fingers crossed

    Fingers crossed In the Brooder

    Mar 6, 2009
    I personally would leave them a bit longer. We just had 2 hatch on day 25 under our broody. Good luck![​IMG]

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