day 22 of hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DALBERT, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. DALBERT

    DALBERT Out Of The Brooder

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    Mar 14, 2009
    Maine
    Well...Today is day 22 and nothing no peeping, no pipping, no rocking. These are very dark maran eggs so I can not candle them. Should I remove on egg and crack it open to see what is going on?
     
  2. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    Nope![​IMG] Just wait another day or two! You don't want to open the bator,and if the egg you choose is a live chick you will feel awful! Sometimes it takes a little longer or we were off on counting. I have runner ducks hatching right now, and I did not expect them until Monday! I was off somewhere!!LOL Good luck! Step away from the bator!![​IMG]
     
  3. DALBERT

    DALBERT Out Of The Brooder

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    Mar 14, 2009
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    Well I crack the nine eggs open and only one had developed. The other 8 where not fertile. The one egg looked like it made it to maybe day 17 or 18?
     

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