Day 22

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lovemyzoo, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. lovemyzoo

    lovemyzoo Out Of The Brooder

    And nothing. I have the temp right the whole time. Humidity was right where it was to be too.
    Starting to think it is me LOL. There isa dozen and I listen to hubby and never candled them.
    With the last batch I knew the issue this time I can't figure out why not even one is starting to pip...
     
  2. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    They're fully developed and not hatching?
     
  3. lovemyzoo

    lovemyzoo Out Of The Brooder

    I think so. I never candled them like normal.
     
  4. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    ok but have you candled once they're past the point of hatching? Or done an egg-topsy to see if they are developing up to a certain point and then dying?
     
  5. lovemyzoo

    lovemyzoo Out Of The Brooder

    I haven't done anything yet. Trying to hold out hope for late hatchers. Most are dark brown so not sure I will be able to candle well. I was thinking about maybe egg-topsy laster this week to see. How late can they hatch, or well how long should I hold out hope for?
     
  6. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    I don't usually let mine go longer than 24 days, especially if there's no movement (egg rocking, etc) because I don't want an egg to explode and contaminate my entire incubator and stink up my house.
    I've candled Black Copper Marans eggs before, just have to take it to a very dark room to see anything.
     
  7. lovemyzoo

    lovemyzoo Out Of The Brooder

    Well two just started rocking so maybe??
     
  8. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

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  9. lovemyzoo

    lovemyzoo Out Of The Brooder

    One hatched overnight :) Hoping some others will join the party..
     
  10. ragerkid2

    ragerkid2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope more than one hatches so it won't be lonely!
     

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