DAY 23-no action at all, except looks like air sac is gone?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by farmgirlinMN, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. farmgirlinMN

    farmgirlinMN Hatching

    Apr 12, 2012
    Help, Help, Help! We had a chick hatch on day 17 and die. When I candled our eggs on day 21 to see if we had any life left in the others we all saw air sacs and no movement. No chirping, no egg rolling, no pips-nothing. We are now on day 23 and when I went to candle them one last time before we toss them I noticed I cannot see any air sac at all!!! Does this mean that they could be alive and pipped through the air sac? I still have no movement and no peeping. I added water to the incubator and bumped up the humidity for hope that we might still get something. Can anybody tell me what might be going on? Incubator has been steady at 99.5/100 for entire time with the exception of 1 short spike to 116 when I added warm water at lock down. It was probably only about 10 min. then got back down.

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