Day 23 should i give up?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bedste, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today is day 23. The eggs taht are not moving around or pipping by now are probably duds correct?
     
  2. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Candle for movement or water test before discard or opening them. Sometimes surprises happen.
     
  3. IrishBoy

    IrishBoy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:wat is
    water test
     
  4. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You take a cup or small container, fill it with water between 100 and 102 degrees. Take the egg and put it gently in the water.

    A live chick will move within a minute or so, the water making the movement visible as a small wave/bob. Really weak chicks may take a bit longer. Dead chicks, no movement.

    Don't let a child see you do it, you'll end up with drowned eggs at some point.
     
  5. 2txmedics

    2txmedics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    more like a bopper in the water, for fishing. Joy, how many did you hatch??? and how many are left??? hello walkswithdogs...go do something creative, like build your coops/runs....[​IMG]
     
  6. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    4 out of 15 Wheaton Blues hatched...... and others.... but I am concerned about the 9 Wheaton eggs just sitting there on day 23
     
  7. mulia24

    mulia24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    and congrats, hope you can share us the pic soon. [​IMG]
     
  8. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. mulia24

    mulia24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    OMG, i just see the site, and i believe you have too many chicken to be count.
     

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