Day 22 not a sign of pipping - eggs with broody hen

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DaniC, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. DaniC

    DaniC New Egg

    Apr 24, 2016
    Advice needed, I have a broody hen sat on some eggs, they're feeling quite heavy but no sign of any pipping on day 22. She's kicked a couple of eggs out, but very clingy with the others. Are they likely to be viable? Can I candle with a strong torch?
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] It won't harm to candle them and see what's going on in there. Fingers crossed...

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